1150
1150
A finely carved jade 'mythical beast' paperweight
Ming Dynasty
Estimate
250,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 312,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1150
A finely carved jade 'mythical beast' paperweight
Ming Dynasty
Estimate
250,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 312,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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A finely carved jade 'mythical beast' paperweight
Ming Dynasty
carved in the form of a recumbent mythical beast, its flattened body crouched on all fours, the face well defined by bulbous eyes, flared nostrils and, furrowed eyebrows, with a long wavy mane, its thick feathery beard spreading across its chest, and the bifurcated tail tucked under itself, the stone of a mottled whitish-grey tone with black russet and inclusions 
12.5cm., 4 7/8 in.
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