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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 422

    A SMALL WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Shown in a crouching position with head slightly raised, with two backswept horns and tiny animal heads on the sides above the front haunches, with coiled bifurcated tail, pierced through the jaws for stringing
    2 in. (5 cm.) long, box


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