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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 66

    A BLACK AND BROWN JADE GROUP OF A YOUNG CAMEL AND DOG

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) OR EARLIER

    Price Realised  

    A BLACK AND BROWN JADE GROUP OF A YOUNG CAMEL AND DOG
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) OR EARLIER
    Delicately carved with a recumbent young camel with its front hooves tucked neatly beneath its body, its head sharply turned towards the back, a small hound lying beside it, the stone of a rich black colour with brown inclusions
    2½ in. (6.5 cm.) long


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    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. D20, p. 131