Lot 204
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A GRAYISH CELADON JADE 'MYTHICAL BIRD' GROUP QING DYNASTY, 17TH - 18TH CENTURY

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
18,750 USD
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Description

finely carved, the bird recumbent with a short curved beak, a curved horn, and small pointed ears, the wings and fan-shaped tail delineated by stylized archaistic scrolls, the underside incised to reveal symmetrically folded legs, with nine small chicks nestled near or peering out from the plumage, the stone with an attractive bluish-silvery hue and russet patches 
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