A pale celadon jade carving of a qilin, Qing dynasty, 19th century | 清十九世紀 青白玉雕麒麟銜蓮把件
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A pale celadon jade carving of a qilin
Qing dynasty, 19th century
wood stand (2)
Length 5 in., 12.8 cm
There is a chip to one of the front paws. One of the back legs possibly polished down. Overall with minute nicks to the extremities as can be expected. The stone with natural fissures.
Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States.
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Sotheby's New York, 11th-12th April 1990, lot 305.
Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison.
Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.20).
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