A russet jade carving of a mythical beast, bixie Ming dynasty
Lot 254
A russet jade carving of a mythical beast, bixie Ming Dynasty
Sold for £20,400 (US$ 34,288) inc. premium
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A russet jade carving of a mythical beast, bixie
Ming Dynasty
The recumbent beast carved with its head turned to the side, with a ridged spine and single horn carved in relief, its bifurcated tail curled upwards and resting on its hind leg, the stone of pale green tone with russet inclusions.
8.2cm (3¼in) long.

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  • Provenance: purchased at Spink and Son, London in 1976
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