carved soapstone ID

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  1. rink28

    rink28 Well-Known Member

    hi i was wondering if someone could ID this carved soapstone for me? It has a carved town on one side and on the other side it has carved men with a tree. Also comes with wooden stand. Thank you for any info!

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  2. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Just curious.....why soapstone and not jade?????
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  3. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    Chinese, looks a bit rude and crude though, but maybe that's the pic?
  4. rink28

    rink28 Well-Known Member

    How can I tell if its jade?? Found it at my local thrift shop.
  5. rink28

    rink28 Well-Known Member

    Thanks aquatics and blooey. Someone already offered me 50.00 for it. You think its worth more?
  6. rink28

    rink28 Well-Known Member

    I'll take a better pic outside
  7. Hollyblue

    Hollyblue Well-Known Member

    Does it slide off the base? If so see if you can scratch the bottom with your fingernail.
  8. rink28

    rink28 Well-Known Member

    Couldnt go outside as my camera lens kept fogging up but here is a few with my real camera. Ill have to try that holly. Yes it slides off the base.

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