Lot 3765
  • 3765

A WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST QING DYNASTY, 17TH – 18TH CENTURY

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 HKD
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Description

  • jade
  • 7.5 cm, 3 in.
the semicircular pebble skillfully modelled in the form of a recumbent mythical beast, its lowered head detailed with a pointed nose and almond-shaped eyes beneath curled eyebrows, the arched segmented spine terminating in a bushy tail buried underneath the body, its front paws held tightly together and pierced for attachment, the jade of an even white tone suffused with russet veins
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