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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 423

    A SMALL WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A SEATED QILIN

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A SEATED QILIN
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Shown seated with head turned to the side and mouth open as it bares its teeth, with single horn, flames on the haunches, knobby backbone and curved tail with fine hair markings
    1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long, box and stand


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