White Is The “New” Red – Animals

While the colour Red is widely popular in the Chinese culture, white is the “new” red when it comes to collecting Chinese Jade. Silky white Hetian (Khotan or Hotan) jade, in particular, is highly sought after by auction houses, collectors and dealers. Occasionally, when the craftsmen skilfully include brown-orange-red russet inclusions as part of the overall theme, such Chinese Jade pieces transform into exceptional pieces of art:


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