• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 260

    A HAN-STYLE JADE HORSE'S HEAD

    LATE QING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A HAN-STYLE JADE HORSE'S HEAD
    LATE QING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1900
    The animal powerfully rendered with hogged mane along the muscular arched neck, pricked ears and gaping mouth, the greyish stone with white inclusions
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Professor Sir Edmund Leach, acquired in Sichuan,China, in 1934.
    The Clive D. Collins Collection.