A jade box in the shape of a quail
Lot 3006
A jade box in the shape of a quail
Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium
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A jade box in the shape of a quail A jade box in the shape of a quail A jade box in the shape of a quail A jade box in the shape of a quail A jade box in the shape of a quail A jade box in the shape of a quail
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A jade box in the shape of a quail
The cover formed from the hollowed body of the recumbent bird facing to the right on an ovoid base finished with a tapered collar and the bird's feet carved across the underside, the off-white matrix displaying a very faint green cast and milky white inclusions (collar chipped).
4 1/2in (11.4cm) long
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