A grey jade carving of a Bactrian camel Qing Dynasty
Lot 162
A grey jade carving of a Bactrian camel
Qing Dynasty
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,454) inc. premium
Auction Details
A grey jade carving of a Bactrian camel Qing Dynasty
Lot Details
A grey jade carving of a Bactrian camel
Qing Dynasty
The dark grey jade with some russet and pale inclusions amusingly carved as a Bactrian camel lying down with its head rotated around to its right to look straight between its two humps, the mouth open to reveal teeth and tongue and both the neck and humps incised with thickly-flowing locks of hair.
13cm (5 1/8in) wide

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection

    清 灰玉雕雙峰駱駝

    來源: 意大利私人收藏
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