A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' GROUP MING DYNASTY
260,000 - 400,000 HKD
bidding is closed
- 7.2 cm, 2 7/8 in.
sensuously modelled in the round, the horned recumbent beast with its front paws embracing a small cub and head turned backwards looking at another cub prancing on its back, deftly worked with almond-shaped eyes beneath heavy bushy eyebrows, its mouth agape revealing sharp fangs, the horns swayed backwards and its beard and mane finely incised, the stone of a greyish white tone suffused with russet-brown patches, wood stand