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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 601

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'QILIN AND LINGZHI' CARVING

    18TH CENTURY

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    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'QILIN AND LINGZHI' CARVING
    18TH CENTURY
    The recumbent qilin is carved with its head turned sharply backwards, grasping a lingzhi sprig in its mouth, with its finely incised tail resting upon its haunches. The stone is of mottled celadon tone with some brownish-russet inclusions to the underside.
    4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) wide, wood stand


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