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A LARGE YELLOWISH-BROWN AND OPAQUE BUFF JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER
A LARGE YELLOWISH-BROWN AND OPAQUE BUFF JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER
A LARGE YELLOWISH-BROWN AND OPAQUE BUFF JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER
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A LARGE YELLOWISH-BROWN AND OPAQUE BUFF JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER

LATE QING DYNASTY-REPUBLIC PERIOD

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A LARGE YELLOWISH-BROWN AND OPAQUE BUFF JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER
LATE QING DYNASTY-REPUBLIC PERIOD
Possibly used as a pillow or arm rest, the recumbent beast with broad face and body has a long tail flicked onto one side, and the flat base is carved with a lengthy archaistic inscription. The stone is an opaque buff color and has a satiny polish.
10 in. (25.4 cm.) long
Provenance
Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978) Collection.

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A very similar carving is in the Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886, no. 1941.169.

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