15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A GREYISH CELADON AND BLACK JADE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT, 18TH CENTURY
of flattened form, the animal standing four-square with a long tasselled fabric over its back, decorated with a ying-yang roundel to the centre, its trunk to the right -- 3¼in. (8.2cm.) wide, fitted wood stand.
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From an English private collection, acquired prior to 1985.
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