21 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000
A SMALL PAIR OF RECUMBENT BEASTS
The mythical animals posed as if sleepy, both with purplish-gray coats picked out with stylized black markings, one with winged antlers, both with finely modeled and incised details underneath
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide (2)
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Part of a group of very finely modeled animals in this palette, often shown reclining in this kind of pose, with well-finished bases and thin bodies, that must have come from a particular workshop at Jingdezhen.
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