6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 14,900
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A FINE YELLOWISH-GREEN JADE CARVING OF A HORSE
The reclining horse modelled with the hindquarters turned and raised slightly, the front legs tucked under the body and the head turned to one side, the well-polished stone with some minor russet inclusions
3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) long
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Two similarly modelled jade horses in the same pose were sold in The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23 October 2005, lots 45 and 51.
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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT ENGLISH COLLECTION