A jade model of a mythical beast
Lot 8306
A jade model of a mythical beast
Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium
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A jade model of a mythical beast
Depicted crouching and holding a bowl in his teeth, its legs and bifuricated tail defined with carved scrolls, the back drilled with a circular hole and partially hollowed interior, the olive colored matrix displaying semi-translucent areas with a large opaque brownish gray stratum; together with a hardstone study of a boy on the back of an elephant, massaging the beast with a roller, the matrix of white and spinach green tones with black inclusions and opaque areas throughout one side (some russet stained fissures, old chips). [2]
5 1/4in (13.5cm) length of jade beast
  1. Angela Lee
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