Jade: pendant

One green-white jade pendant. Darker green and brown vein. Obverse presents convex relief carving in the form of a stylised couchant animal with incised details. Reverse is flat and presents vertical line of Chinese characters 豪氣年來漸掃除; line from a Yuan Dynasty poem written by Qiu Yuan 仇遠 (1247-1326 AD). One small hole pierced between front paws.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 97 x 49 x 18mm (3 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 11/16")
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