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Green Stone Bottle -Jade?

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« Reply #40 on: July 13, 2016, 08:52:52 am »

Dear YT,

     I'd like a time machine, to go back to 1915 to 1935, and buy up all the Imperial treasures on offer! And sleep on a kang in a hutong near the Forbidden City...

I agree - I had a Ruby Zoisite bottle I bought from YF Yang between 1974 and 1977, made from a stone brought back to the PRC by Chinese workers on the Tanzania-Zambia Railroad between 1970 and 1975.
So chances are it was barely finished when I bought it. Grin
Wow! First owner. Not really a thing to be proud of, if you collect antiques. Roll Eyes Grin

Unless you are 160, then you can claim to have a 19th C. Zoisite bought first hand
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