Lot 3764
  • 3764

A RARE WHITE JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' ORNAMENT, XI LIAO – JIN DYNASTY

Estimate
280,000 - 380,000 HKD
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Description

  • jade
  • 9.2 cm, 3 5/8  in.
well modelled with an elongated structure tapering to a pointed tip and detailed with striations below circular motifs, all surmounted by an anthropomorphic figure, possibly Garuda, seated before a pair of wide wings with fine incisions, the mythical bird further rendered with a protruding stomach picked out with a dented belly button, the stone of an even white colour with russet inclusions concentrating near the pointed tip
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