Lot 112
  • 112

A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A MAKARA QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD |

Estimate
80,000 - 100,000 HKD
Sold
375,000 HKD
bidding is closed

Description

  • 12 cm, 4 3/4  in.
depicted as a horned mythical beast worked on each side with fins extending upwards to flank the dorsal fins along the upper edge of the makara, the underside of the pebble worked with a whirlpool of waves forming the base, the stone of a pale celadon colour with attractive russet skin, wood stand

Provenance

Christie's London, 12th December 1979, lot 98.
Christie's London, 8th April 1981, lot 217.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25th November 1981, lot 411.
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