Lot 3761
  • 3761

A GREY JADE FIGURE OF A BEAST MING DYNASTY

Estimate
250,000 - 350,000 HKD
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Description

  • jade
  • 9.1 cm, 3 1/2  in.
rendered recumbent with legs neatly tucked beneath its body, the beast depicted with a long snout and a pair of alert eyes, its substantial body centred a groove and fine incisions simulating the fur and spine, further portrayed with a long tail curling up and around its side, the pale grey stone highlighted with brown and dark grey streaks

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 12th July 2006, lot 262.
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