21 March 2019
A LARGE ARCHAISTIC PALE GREEN AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A "PIG-DRAGON"
Carved in the Hongshan-style as a coiled stylized mythical animal, pierced with two circular apertures on one side, the stone of a pale yellowish green and russet tone
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high
Peng Seng Antique Ltd., Bangkok, 1990.
The Irving Collection, no. 95.
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