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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    A FINE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A HORSE

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A HORSE
    18TH CENTURY
    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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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s and hence by decent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN