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PROPERTY FROM AN IDAHO PRIVATE COLLECTION

A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL
MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
Estimate
4,0006,000
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1035

PROPERTY FROM AN IDAHO PRIVATE COLLECTION

A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL
MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
Estimate
4,0006,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL
MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
of square section, surmounted by a recumbent animal, its coiled body abstractly defined by a few deeply carved marks, occasional striations indicating fur, pierced under the body, with a four-character inscription reading Wang Yougong yin (the seal of Wang Yougong)
Height 1 1/4  in., 3.1 cm
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Provenance

Acquired in San Francisco in the 1950s-1960s, and thence by descent.

Catalogue Note

Wang Yougong (courtesy name: Zuqian), a native of Anhui province, was a government official in Hubei during the Wanli period (1573-1620).

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