3 November 2009
A HAN-STYLE JADE HORSE'S HEAD
LATE QING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1900
The animal powerfully rendered with hogged mane along the muscular arched neck, pricked ears and gaping mouth, the greyish stone with white inclusions
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high
Professor Sir Edmund Leach, acquired in Sichuan,China, in 1934.
The Clive D. Collins Collection.
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