London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A white jade 'horse and monkey' group belt plaque, 18th/19th century
the recumbent horse carved with its head turned towards the back, the finely carved mane trailing down the neck and the tail flicked across its belly, with the harness held by a monkey, the stone of white tone with russet inclusions, the reverse pierced for attachment -- 1 15/16in. (4.9cm.) wide.
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