7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500
A MUTTON FAT JADE MODEL OF A QILIN, MING OR EARLIER (1368-1644)
the reclining beast open mouthed, its head reaching slightly to the left, with a long horn and incised markings, its scrolling tail thrown over the back of its body -- 6¼in. (16cm.) wide, fitted wood stand.
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