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Axe Axe

Axe head of Alpine jadeite, from Glenluce, Wigtownshire

Axe Axe

Finely polished jadeite axe head, from Caithness

Axe Axe

Axe head of finely polished Alpine jadeite, said to have been found in a cist at Lochearnhead, Perthshire

Axe Axe

Miniature axehead of jadeite with two sharp ends, from a lake-dwelling at Robenhausen, Switzerland

Inro Inro

Inro with four compartments, of lacquered wood decorated Shibayama style in mother-of-pearl, steatite, jadeite and tortoiseshell with a cockatiel on a branch, suspended from a stirrup-shaped netsuke of bronze, and held by an ojime of agate: Japan, 19th century

Celt Celt

Celt of jadeite: Japan, Musashi province, Mitsusawa shell-mound, Stone Age

Celt Celt

Celt of jadeite, broken at butt: Japan, Musashi province, Mitsusawa shell-mound, Stone Age

Bowl Bowl

Bowl of green jadeite, one of a pair: China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century AD

Snuff bottle Snuff bottle

Snuff bottle of dark green jadeite, flattened and pear-shaped with carved sides: China, 18th century AD

Snuff bottle stopper/spoon Snuff bottle stopper/spoon

Stopper of dark green jadeite with an ivory spoon, the stopper carved with a flower and a bird: China, 18th century AD

Snuff bottle stopper Snuff bottle stopper

Stopper of green jadeite for a white jade snuff bottle: China, 19th century AD

Snuff bottle stopper / spatula Snuff bottle stopper / spatula

Stopper of silver and jadeite with a metal spatula, for an amethyst snuff bottle: China, 19th century AD

Hatchet Hatchet

Four-sided hatchet of polished pale jadeite: Melanesia, New Caledonia

Pendant Pendant

Pendant of dark green jadeite, perforated at one end to take a red and white woven flax cord attached to a curved bone needle: New Zealand, Māori

Hei-tiki Hei-tiki

Hei-tiki or neck ornament of dark green jadeite, with diagonal perforation at top of head and restored eyes of shell: New Zealand, Māori

Seal Seal

Seal of the arms of Elphinstone set in the base of a miniature gold birdcage with a jadeite parrot inside: Indian, 18th to 19th century

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