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AN UNUSUAL BROWN AND ‘CHICKEN BONE’ ARCHAISTIC ‘MYTHICAL BEAST’ THUMBRING
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
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AN UNUSUAL BROWN AND ‘CHICKEN BONE’ ARCHAISTIC ‘MYTHICAL BEAST’ THUMBRING
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
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Qing dynasty jades from a Hong Kong Collection

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Hong Kong

AN UNUSUAL BROWN AND ‘CHICKEN BONE’ ARCHAISTIC ‘MYTHICAL BEAST’ THUMBRING
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
the exterior skillfully modelled in low relief, depicting a mythical beast with rounded eyes, flaring nostrils and floppy ears, the head resting on its front paws, its knopped spine forming the top of the ring, terminating to a bushy tail between his hind legs on the reverse, the stone of a calcified milky brown tone suffused with darker brown and black inclusions
3.2 cm, 1 1/4  in.
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Qing dynasty jades from a Hong Kong Collection

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Hong Kong