3456
3456
A RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3456
A RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong

A RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
MING DYNASTY
the flattened stone worked in the form of a recumbent growling beast with head turned sharply backwards towards its tail, its mouth opened revealing menacing teeth, the stone of an opaque white tone graduating to a rich russet-brown tone
7 cm, 2 3/4  in.
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Provenance

Collection of Jon Edwards.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 151.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong