A carved jade figure of a fabulous beast
Lot 6065
A carved jade figure of a fabulous beast Qing dynasty
US$ 12,000 - 15,000
£7,500 - 9,400

Lot Details
Jade Carvings

Property from a Florida Collector
A carved jade figure of a fabulous beast
Qing dynasty
The one horned horse-like creature recumbent with head turned towards its hindquarters, a plume of smoke spewing from its snout coalescing in tufts of clouds surrounding a circular object on the creature's back, the four legs tucked beneath the ribbed sides with the animal's unusually ample tail terminating in a ruyi lappet; the stone of mottled gray and olive hues with numerous natural fissures of russet and raspberry colors.
4 1/2in (11.5cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    William Clayton, purchased 1971-75
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