375
375
A CARNELIAN AGATE CARVING OF A QILIN
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
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375
A CARNELIAN AGATE CARVING OF A QILIN
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

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St George Street Sale: Asian Art

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A CARNELIAN AGATE CARVING OF A QILIN
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
depicted recumbent, the vermillion-red sections of the stone skilfully carved as its slightly turned head, with a lingzhi stem in its mouth, detailed with a snout flanked by curling whiskers below a pair of bulging eyes and a prominent horn, a smaller mythical beast clambering and a curled upswept tail at the rear, the milky-white part of the stone forming its muscular body and a pronounced spine, wood stand
Quantity: 2
9.8 cm, 3 7/8  in.
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St George Street Sale: Asian Art

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