850
850

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A ROCK CRYSTAL 'MYTHICAL BEASTS' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY 
Estimate
5,0007,000
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850

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A ROCK CRYSTAL 'MYTHICAL BEASTS' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY 
Estimate
5,0007,000
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Important Chinese Art

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A ROCK CRYSTAL 'MYTHICAL BEASTS' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY 
of triangular form and carved in openwork, with two clambering mythical beasts amidst swirls of mist rising above rocky formations, each with large eyes, flat snout, and curling bifurcated tails, scattered black flecks at the top of the uppermost chilong
Length 7 1/4  in., 18.3 cm
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Provenance

E. & J. Frankel, New York, circa 1970s - early 1980s.
Collection of Robert H. Blumenfield.
Christie's New York, 25th March 2010, lot 812.

Important Chinese Art

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New York