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Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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TWO JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' CARVINGS
LATE QING DYNASTY
comprising a white and russet jade 'mythical beast' and a beige jade 'griffin' (2)
Length of longest 2 1/4  in., 5.7 cm
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Provenance

The 'griffin':
Spink & Son, London, 10th October 1988.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 267.

The 'mythical beast':
Collection of Sir Michael Wright (d. 1976).
John Sparks, London, 27th May 1986.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 134

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York