15 July 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,800
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A white jade model of a ram, Han Dynasty
the majestic animal, its slender horns resting softly on its rounded back, with incised details and shallow carving highlighting the pronounced facial features and lines to the body, the stone with extensive calcification - 3¾in. (9.5cm.) long.
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