"Every so often, we all gaze into the abyss. It's a depressing fact of life that eventually the clock expires; eventually the sand in the hourglass runs out. It's the leaving behind of everything that matters to us that hurts the most." ~ Ben Shapiro
Hand carved white jade Buddha. China, Qing dynasty, nineteenth century.
The cham mask. The cham dance is a lively masked and costumed dance associated with some sects of Buddhism, and is part of Buddhist festivals.
White jade openwork rendering of a river scene, featuring three young figures with fish, cranes, bats, peaches and lotus flowers. Orange and russet suffusion with incised details and slight calcification in crevices. 7.25"H x 11"W
Clay seal with characters "Huang Di Xin Xi", 2-3rd century BCE, China