Lot 3628
  • 3628

AN IMPERIAL CELADON JADE 'ZHI LIANG YONG ZHONG' 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD
Sold
2,375,000 HKD
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Description

of square section, surmounted by a skilfully worked stylised lion crouching on its four legs and its tail coiled behind, powerfully rendered with bulging eyes above a prominent square jaw, the mane and bushy tail finely detailed with incisions, the seal face worked with a four-character inscription reading Zhi liang yong zhong ('hold to the two aspects, but adopt the objective stand'), the stone of a pale greyish-green colour with white streaks
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