• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 315

    A SMALL CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A QILIN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A QILIN
    the recumbent mythical animal carved with its head raised forward, two large wings on its sides, the long, bi-furcated tail wrapped around its hindquarters -- 1¾in. (4.5cm.) long, fitted box.


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    Provenance

    Private Collection.