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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 274

    A SMALL GREENISH-WHITE JADE CARVING OF TWO MYTHOLOGICAL ANIMALS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL GREENISH-WHITE JADE CARVING OF TWO MYTHOLOGICAL ANIMALS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Carved in the form of two confronted felines, each holding the shared stem of a lingzhi in its mouth and clutching the bifurcated tail of the other in its paws, with flames emerging from the haunches of both animals, the larger with pronounced horns between curled ears, the smaller with a whorl of finely carved hair extending down the nape
    2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box


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