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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 154

    A celadon and russet jade model of a qilin, 17th century

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    A celadon and russet jade model of a qilin, 17th century
    the recumbent mythical beast carved looking forward with the horns resting on the back, the flanks carved with scales above fire scrolls, with the thick tail pointing upwards, the legs tucked underneath utilising the russet areas of the mottled pale celadon tone stone, pierced at the centre -- 2¼in. (5.6cm.) long.


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