15 - 16 March 2015
Property from a Private Pennsylvania Collection
A SMALL GREENISH-WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
The recumbent beast has a beak, beard, and ribbed chest, its mane is parted on either side of its knobby backbone, and there are flames on the haunches. The stone is of even pale celadon color.
2 in. (5 cm.) high
Christie's New York, 23-24 September 1988, lot 173.
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