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A CELADON-JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' JOSS STICK HOLDER LATE MING DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
321
A CELADON-JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' JOSS STICK HOLDER LATE MING DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A CELADON-JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' JOSS STICK HOLDER LATE MING DYNASTY
deftly carved with the animal lying on its stomach, lifting its head, and bearing its teeth, a long beaded spine running from the back of the neck to the bifurcated bushy tail, three of the legs tucked under the body and its front left paw grasping a small jar, the center of the jar hollowed to support a joss stick, the stone a very pale green color, wood stand (2)
Length 3 7/8  in., 9.8 cm
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Provenance

English Private Collection, acquired September 1970.

Important Chinese Art

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New York