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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1988

    A MOTTLED GREY AND BLACK JADE MYTHICAL BEAST PENDANT

    Price Realised  

    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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