3452
3452
A CELADON JADE FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST LION
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3452
A CELADON JADE FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST LION
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong

A CELADON JADE FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST LION
MING DYNASTY
depicted recumbent with its legs neatly tucked under the body and the bushy tail swept against its right haunch, the head turned to its right and grasping in its mouth a large lingzhi spray extending over its back, the beast further portrayed with a prominent snout below circular pupils and heavily furrowed brows, the shoulders and hips accentuated with swirls and flamelike tendrils, the stone of a pale greyish-green colour with white striations and brown speckles
6 cm, 2 3/8  in.
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Provenance

Acquired in Hong Kong.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 159.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong