A SMALL PALE CELADON JADE FIGURE OF A HORSEMING DYNASTY |
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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- Length 2 1/8 in., 5.3 cm
in a recumbent pose with the legs folded beneath the body, the tail swept to one side, the head turned all the way around gazing behind, the finely incised mane parted down the center and falling in waves to each side of the neck, the hair on the tail and legs also carefully delineated, the stone a faint green color with fine russet veins concentrated at the head and hind quarters
Purchased in Hong Kong, 1964.
Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 111.