12 September 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 329
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A mottled jade model of a horned beast
17/18th Century and later
the recumbent beast carved with its head turned slightly -- 2in. (5.2cm.) long; a celadon jade carving of an immortal wearing long robes and holding a small cup -- 4 5/8in. (11.6cm.) high; a mottled jade carving of a toad and a fish on lotus, a calcified jade model of a ram, a mottled jade buckle, a red agate carving of a bird amongst fruit and a malachite model of Guanyin -- 4¼in. (10.7cm.) max. high, (minor damages).
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