pendan (7) - Agate, Hardstone - China - 21st century

pendan (7) - Agate, Hardstone - China - 21st century
Very good condition, see description - 0×0×0 mm

Beautiful collection of 7 old amulets and beads, uncommon, in different shapes, in hardstone and agate.
Stylised and Taoism marked bodies, with eyes, cicada, sculpted ring and square tube.
Opaque to semi-translucent appearances with totem and eyes, schematic decoration.
In very good condition overall, with fine signs of wear on the surface and a slight patina present on some pieces.
More or less old depending on the models shown.
Estimated period: early to late 20th century

Total weight (7): 394.2 g

For your information:
Description in order of the photos:

1/ - Cicada amulet with schematic stylised decoration and old god.
Hardstone in shades of green.
(72 x 41.5 x 12.5 g) - Weight: 59.5 g

2/ - Amulet called "Ritual Cong", with a Taoism schematic masked body and 5 band rings.
Hardstone, nephrite in a translucent white colour.
(65.5 x 19.5 x 31.8 mm) - Weight: 31.8 g

3/ - Amulet, bead, cicada, schematic marked body with tapering body.
Hardstone, variety of serpentine, in a mottled shaded green colour.
(65 x 20 mm) - Weight: 36.8 g

4/ - Amulet called "Ritual Cong", masked body with a square shape in the centre and tubular towards the ends.
Hardstone / magnetic, black with a shiny effect.
(66.5 x 22 x 23 mm) - Weight: 78.9 g

5/ - Amulet, large size, called "Ritual Cong", Taoism masked body, archaic schematic and 5 band rings.
Hardstone in a shaded orange-brown colour.
Slight patina present.
(67 x 28 mm) - Weight: 78.9 g

6/ - Large circular amulet in the shape of a bi disc, with sculpted decoration and grooved in a neolithic style.
Hardstone, magnetic, black.
Slight patina present.
(60 x 19 mm) - Edge: 19 mm - Weight: 101 g

7/ - Dzi bead for Tibetan meditation, decorated with 4 eyes, with a flattened tubular shape, in shades of black and white.
(62 x 24 x 15.5 mm) - Weight: 32.9 g

Their weights are shown in the attached photos.

Please take into account the detailed attached photos for a better impression.
Will be carefully packaged; insured and tracked shipping by Colissimo.

Lot details
Total nr of items
Agate, Hardstone
21st century
Region/ Country of origin
Very good condition, see description
0×0×0 mm
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