3442
3442
A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3442
A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong

A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
depicted recumbent with legs neatly tucked beneath its body and the head turned over its back and grasping in its mouth a gnarled branch issuing lingzhi blooms, the horned beast portrayed with bulging eyes above a prominent snout outlined with a finely incised jowl, the muscular body of the beast further accentuated with scrolling motifs, the stone of a yellowish-celadon colour extensively accentuated with russet inclusions
8 cm, 3 1/8  in.
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Provenance

Acquired in New York.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 161.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong