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A SMALL GREYISH-WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
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A SMALL GREYISH-WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL BEAST

18TH-19TH CENTURY

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A SMALL GREYISH-WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
18TH-19TH CENTURY
The beast is shown with its head turned back, its ridged spine and bifurcated tail detailed with incised hair markings. The stone is of an even pale greyish-white color.
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) long
Provenance
By repute, a gift from the Dowager Empress to a French family, late 19th/early 20th century.

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