15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 9,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE OF A QILIN, QIANLONG (1736-1795)
the carving of flattened pebble form, the finely modelled beast stands on scrolling clouds, its tail flicked back onto its body, and a foliate spray clasped between its individually carved teeth -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) high.
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