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I have some Chinese jade statues. Where and how do I go

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I have some Chinese...

I have some Chinese jade statues. Where and how do I go about selling them to get the best price possible?

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.

I bought them at an auction back in the '90's. The auctioneer back then told me they were worth around $3900-6500. They consist of a water buffalo with a dragon on top of it that can be removed to make it into a candle holder. Then another one is a larger horse. And then I have two sets of Foo Dogs. One pair is larger, and other is smaller. The smaller dogs have a ball in the mouth that can be moved around the mouth. Its held in by the teeth. All of these have a pretty hefty weight.

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I suppose the size of them would be important to know, but I don't know that off the top of my head. I'm guessing that the smaller dogs might be 7 or 8 inches tall and the larger ones might be about 12-15 tall. They also come with a red laquer

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Hello I would be happy to help you. Please post a few photos of these items and measurements this will help me evaluate the items. To post here click on the file upload or paperclip button and follow the prompts. I look forward to helping you.
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You may also email photos to***@******.*** and in the email please put forCustomerso the company knows who to forward them to.
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