A small brown and green jade recumbent hound Probably late Ming Dynasty, possibly earlier
Lot 329
A small brown and green jade recumbent hound Probably late Ming Dynasty, possibly earlier
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 4,854) inc. premium

Lot Details
A small brown and green jade recumbent hound
Probably late Ming Dynasty, possibly earlier
The front part of the body carved from a milk-white stone with the paws crossed beneath the raised head, the rib cage clearly defined, the back of the body with the tail curled over to the front all carved from a dark brown area.
6cm (2 3/8in) long

Footnotes

  • Although there is considerable uncertainty as to the dating of Song, Yuan and Ming Dynasty jade animals, it is interesting to note in the context of the present example that a number of Yingqing glazed stoneware dogs dating from the Southern Song Period also have this rather distinctive feature of one paw being crossed over another.
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