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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT
50
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Menagerie: An English Private Collection of Chinese Animal Carvings

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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
carved recumbent with legs tucked beneath the body, the head with finely incised mane turned sharply looking over its back, the stone of mottled celadon and russet colour
6 cm, 2 3/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

See a slightly larger jade horse that would have been used as a paperweight, in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, illustrated in James C. S. Lin, The Immortal Stone: Chinese Jades from the Neolithic Period to the Twentieth Century, London, 2009, pl. 47.

Menagerie: An English Private Collection of Chinese Animal Carvings

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London