22 - 23 March 2012
A SMALL GREENISH-YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF AN ELEPHANT
Shown standing with head angled slightly to the left and its long trunk curled to the side, caparisoned with studded trappings and a fringed blanket surmounted by two crossed ruyi scepters tied with a sash suspending a wan emblem
2 in. (5 cm.) long, stand
Ashkenazi & Co., San Francisco, 1988.
Private Chicago collection.
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