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A SMALL WHITE JADE 'ELEPHANT' RHYTON
A SMALL WHITE JADE 'ELEPHANT' RHYTON
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A SMALL WHITE JADE 'ELEPHANT' RHYTON

QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

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A SMALL WHITE JADE 'ELEPHANT' RHYTON
QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
The lower section of the rhyton is cleverly carved in the form of an elephant head, with its tusks and trunk acting as supports. The upper section is carved with a band of archaistic 'C'-scrolls, beside a handle in the form of a stylised dragon. The stone is of an even white tone.
4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) high, zitan stand
Provenance
Acquired in London in the 1960s & 70s

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Marco Almeida (安偉達)
Marco Almeida (安偉達) SVP, Senior International Specialist, Head of Department

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