924
924

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A PALE YELLOW JADE MUGHAL-STYLE 'HORSE HEAD' DAGGER HANDLE
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT
924

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A PALE YELLOW JADE MUGHAL-STYLE 'HORSE HEAD' DAGGER HANDLE
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A PALE YELLOW JADE MUGHAL-STYLE 'HORSE HEAD' DAGGER HANDLE
naturalistically carved with the animal's face as the terminus, the lips parted, the gaze directed intently ahead, the ears folded back above the muscular jaw, the long neck with four rounded impressions at the throat for the grip, the base curling upward in two foliated scrolls framing low-relief floral motifs on each side, the stone of soft yellow color turning to white on one side of the horse's neck
Length 5 5/8  in., 14.4 cm
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Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art

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New York