Likely archaic Chinese carved jade pendant in the form of a goose. With a dusty brown irregular surface along the body of the goose with a small spot of translucent gray along the tail. Smooth overall polish. The goose turns its head towards its back. The polish, form, and patina all strongly support archaic dating.
Provenance: Private Minneapolis Collection - collected in China prior to 1985.Height: 1 1/4 in x width: 2 in x depth: 3/4 in. Weight: 30.09 grams.
There do not appear to be cracks, major losses, or restorations. There is an area of roughness along the top of the goose's head, the top of the body, and along the underside of the body. The irregular surface is smooth and finer details have been lost.
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