London, South Kensington
6 March 2003
A JADE CARVING OF A SINGLE-HORNED MYTHICAL BEAST
RECUMBENT AND FACING FORWARD, AMONG FOAMING WAVES WITH A LINGZHI SPRAY ISSUING FROM ROCKWORK TO ONE SIDE WITH SCATTERED BATS IN FLIGHT ABOVE, THE BEAST WITH BULBOUS STARING EYES AND NOSTRILS WITH OPEN MOUTH, THE MOTTLED STONE OF CELADON, GREY AND BROWN TONE -- 6 7/8IN. (17.5CM.) LONG, (TWO SMALL CHIPS TO FRONT).
EX. DR A. E, BUTTERWORTH COLLECTION, CAMBRIDGE.
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