Vintage Asian Muttonfat to Yellow Jadeite Jade Carved Chinese Mongoose Pendant Corded Necklace Description by Chris / CNX JH 004:This is a long vintage necklace featuring a nice size piece of jadeite jade that is carved into an appealing double sided amulet depicting a pair of mongoose. The jade is a greyish / muttonfat to a rusty-yellow color, and nicely translucent when held to the light. It is on an adjustable hand knotted cord necklace that is very user friendly. In perfectly wearable condition. Our auction estimate on this piece is 100-10000. Provenance:Estate Maker:No I.D.Condition:No chips, cracks or breaks to the jade noted. Cording shows some very minimal wear / discoloration, no fraying, and the slide knot closure works properly. Hallmarks:Not marked / signed Approx Dimensions or Size:Pendant; 1-3/4 inch X 1-3/8 inch X 3/8 inch (43 X 35 X 9mm stone), Necklace; adjusts from 22 inches to 31 inches longWeight of item:26.5 grams (Approx 125cts)Please note: Jade is often treated, and while we find no evidence of treatment here it may be undetectable without a large gemological laboratory.Shipping:Shipping is not included and will vary according to the itemÂ’s weight, dimensions, and price. This item is estimated to ship in a 3 X 7 X 5in box weighing approx. 6 to 8 oz.