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Collecting guide: Chinese jades
Chinese works of art specialist Vicki Paloympis offers tips on how to start a collection. Spanning millennia, the material comes in many colours and has been shaped into many forms. A finely carved white jade archaistic rhyton, China, Qing Dynasty, 17thth century. Neolithic jades, which date from about to B.
For other types of carving, see: Chinese Buddhist Sculpture c. For later chronology, see: History of Art Timeline. What is Jade? Characteristics and Composition. In Chinese art , "jade" known by the Chinese character "yu" is an ornamental stone used in a wide variety of jewellery art , figure carving and other types of sculpture - in statue -form and relief sculpture.