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    LARGE NEPHRITE JADE SLAB
    China Wall area, British Columbia, Canada
    This massive slab of gorgeous nephrite jade comes from the Lake Dease area in Northern British Columbia. This area is famed as the source for some of the finest nephrite in the world. Sliced from one enormous boulder, it retains a natural jagged outline whose pale color is the perfect frame for the beautiful deep shades of green that dance across the highly polished surface. It is interlaced with veins of white and black and in some areas so translucent as to appear almost iridescent. Nephrite is found in a variety of colors, but most usually green, and the deep dark coloring on this example, along with its enormous size, make it an exceptional specimen. It is ideal as a beautiful and unique tabletop, supported on two short ebonized wooden stands, the slab measures 81 x 23 x 1⅛ inches.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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