A rare pale green jade 'bixie' water dropper and cover
The pale stone of even tone, boldly formed as a crouching bixie, its head turned to the left with bulging eyes beneath thickly twisting brows, the mouth formed with a deep circle hollowed from the stone between two large fangs, two stylised wings rising from the front legs and a thick twisted bifurcated tail sweeping over the hind legs, the body of the beast fully hollowed and a small opening on the back with a stopper carved with a smaller coiled mythical beast.
13.4cm (5¼in) long (2).
Chinese Works of Art
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