19 - 20 September 2013
A BLACK AND BUFF OPAQUE JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
The recumbent tiger is shown with head turned back above the front paws. The eyes are rounded below the brows, and the laid-back ears are hollowed. The opaque stone is of mottled blackish-grey and buff color.
3 in. (8.3 cm.) long
Ashkenazie & Co., San Francisco, 1985.
Dr. Leonard and Mrs. Ann Marsak Collection.
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