11 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
A MOTTLED GREY AND REDDISH-RUSSET JADE 'HORSES AND MONKEY' GROUP
The group is carved in the form of two recumbent horses with their heads turned backwards to face each other, with a monkey sitting on one horse, holding a book surrounded by scrolling clouds. The stone is of a mottled dark red-russet and greyish-brown tone, with each animal highlighted in a different colour.
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) wide, wood stand
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Property from a private European collection, acquired prior to 1960.
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