2059
2059
A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 860,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
2059
A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 860,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
MING DYNASTY
finely carved in the form of a recumbent mythical beast, bixie, with its head gently resting on its front paws accented with sharp talons, the facial features well defined with bulging eyes, its mouth open in a snarl revealing fangs, below a single horn between pointed ears at the forehead, the bifuricated tail curled alongside its haunch, the hair of its legs and tail defined with fine incisions, an elongated twin-comma shaped ribbon curled up to its back, the smoothly polished stone of white tone with russet inclusion
7.6 cm., 3 in.
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