16 March 2017,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A SMALL MOTTLED GREY JADE BIRD-FORM ORNAMENT
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
The convex ornament is well carved and finely detailed as a bird of prey with head turned to the side, with a channel carved behind the folded legs and feet on the reverse to form an attachment loop.
1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) long
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