12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 39,650
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
A FINE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A HORSE
Finely modelled in the round as a recumbent horse with its head turned sharply to the left towards its angular spine, the details of its mane and tail finely incised, the hooves tucked under the full body, the stone of a pale even tone with two areas of russet inclusions
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) long
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Acquired in the 1960s and hence by decent.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN