Amulets, Figurine(s), Sculptures (5) - Hardstone - Mythology / Ritual / Chinese Culture (653 g) - China - 21st century

Description
Amulets, Figurine(s), Sculptures (5) - Hardstone - Mythology / Ritual / Chinese Culture (653 g) - China - 21st century
Good condition, see description - 53×15×50 mm

Collection, Mythology, Ancient Chinese Culture.

5 large amulets (figurines), mythology/ritual, in hardstone, unusual depictions and shapes from ancient Neolithic cultures.
The appearances of the stones vary in colour from black to dark green and marbled.
All are pierced with 1 to 4 symmetrical holes.
In very good overall condition, some stones have fine traces of wear.
Estimated period: mid-20th century for the oldest. I'll leave you to judge for yourself.
Total weight (5): 653.1 g

1- Carved figurine amulet of an ancient god with a larvae body. (Hongshan)

(87 x 59 x 28 mm) - Weight: 110.7 g

2- Carved figurine amulet of a body with a phallus (fertility) - Old god's head
(Sanxingdui)
(93 x 41 x 21 mm) - Weight: 106.8 g

3- Carved figurine amulet in the shape of a Choi, cabbage cutter (Hongshan)
(52 x 113 x 18 mm) - Weight: 139.5 g

4- Carved figurine amulet of a cicada (Hongshan)
(32 x 93 x 42 mm) - Weight: 171 g

5- Carved figurine amulet of the old god Apollo (Hongshan)
(86 x 38 x 28 mm) - Weight: 152.2 g

Their individual weights are displayed on the attached photos.

Please take into account the detailed attached photos for a better impression.

Will be carefully packaged and shipped by insured and tracked Colissimo.

Lot details
Total nr of items
5
Object
Amulets, Figurine(s), Sculptures
Technique
Carved
Material
Hardstone
Period
21st century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Theme/ depiction
Mythology / Ritual / Chinese Culture (653 g)
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
53×15×50 mm
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