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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 413

    A GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT DOG

    LATE MING DYNASTY

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    A GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT DOG
    LATE MING DYNASTY
    Well carved in a recumbent position with head turned inquisitively to the side, with small floppy ears, long mane, pronounced backbone and tufted tail in three sections, the haunches outlined in flames, the pale greenish-gray stone with some opaque inclusions and russet coloring
    3½ in. (9 cm.) long, box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    JADE CARVINGS
    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION