A yellow jade bird form finial Ming Dynasty or Later

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Lot 9089
A yellow jade bird form finial
Ming Dynasty or Later

Sold for US$ 2,350 inc. premium
Chinese Works of Art

Fine Jade and Hardstone Carvings

Property from a California collection
A yellow jade bird form finial
Ming Dynasty or Later
Subtly modeled in a hieratic pose above an oval collar drilled with a small aperture to the back, its wings defined in recessed ribs that curve and join across the the back or run in parallel depressions across the tail feathers; the pale olive green matrix polished to a soft luster, displaying opaque oatmeal inclusions and translucent russet patches.
Length 4 3/8in (11cm)
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