PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
A PALE GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A QILIN
The recumbent mythical beast is shown with its head turned to the side, the vapor issuing from its jaws supporting a ribbon-tied book that is highlighted by the dark russet color.
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) long
Private collection, Japan, 1999.