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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 800

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BIXIE

    17TH-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BIXIE
    17TH-18TH CENTURY
    The mythical beast is carved curled with its head resting on its front paws. The detail on its mane and backbone are delicately incised.
    2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    With an 'Ex Collectis Erik Hancock' label to the underside.