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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    A FINE YELLOWISH-GREEN JADE CARVING OF A HORSE; AND A MOTTLED JADE BOX AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE YELLOWISH-GREEN JADE CARVING OF A HORSE; AND A MOTTLED JADE BOX AND COVER
    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; the box of rectangular shape, the top carved with a bird and butterfly amongst blossoming branches, the sides with lotus blooms, the interior of the cover with an incised Qianlong six-character mark, the stone of a mottled green and brown tone
    6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) max. long (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN