27 May 2009,
Price realised HKD 50,000
Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000
A MOTTLED GREY AND BLACK JADE MYTHICAL BEAST PENDANT
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Of flattened circular form, the coiled serpent body carved in relief with scales and stylised scrolls, the dragon-like head surmounted by a single horn, stretching towards its tail, the stone of a greyish brown tone on one side and a deep black tone to the reverse; and a small brown jade toggle carved as a recumbent ram
The mythical beast 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) wide
The ram 1 1/2 in. (4.3 cm.) wide (2)
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