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A small yellow jade carving of a lion
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 50,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT
33
A small yellow jade carving of a lion
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 50,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A small yellow jade carving of a lion
Qing dynasty, 18th century
finely carved as a recumbent feline, looking up with an alert expression, its eyes wide open, ears pricked back and mouth held partially open in a snarl, with the paws and ridged back all finely detailed, the translucent greenish-yellow stone with some russet blushes; together with a yellow and russet jade carving of a recumbent dog, its head turned back over the right shoulder and tail curled up over its rear haunches (2)
Quantity: 2
Lion 2 5/8 in., 6.7 cm
Dog 3 1/2 in., 9 cm
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Catalogue Note

Compare a similar yellow jade crouching beast in the Qing Court collection, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Jadeware (III), Hong Kong, 1995, no. 93.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York