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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    Two white jade carvings, 18th Century

    Price Realised  


    Two white jade carvings, 18th Century
    the first modelled as a horse and monkey, the larger animal lying on its back, legs in the air, watching the monkey clambering up its long bushy tail, with incised mane and tail; and carved as a fish with waving tail, a lotus blossom in its mouth and a three legged toad seated on its back, surrounded by various sized and shaped naturalistically modelled shells -- 2¼in. (5.7cm.) wide max. (2)

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