A celadon jade carving of a dog and puppy Late Tang/Song Dynasty
Lot 187
A celadon jade carving of a dog and puppy Song Dynasty
Sold for £33,460 (US$ 52,263) inc. premium

Lot Details
A celadon jade carving of a dog and puppy
Song Dynasty
Finely carved and pierced as a recumbent hound with paws outstretched and head turned looking over its back to a small puppy clambering up its tail and hindquarters, the stone of yellowish-green tone with caramel inclusions,
7cm.(2 3/4in.) long
du Boulay Collection no.P155

Footnotes

  • Provenance:

    R.Oppenheimer

    Purchased from Bluett and Son, in 1965, for £60

    Exhibited:

    Oriental Ceramic Society, Chinese Jade throughout the ages, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1975, Catalogue no.256
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