10 December 2014
GROUPE EN JADE BLANC SCULPTE
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME SIECLE
The horse is carved lying on its side with its legs flailing in opposing directions. A monkey is depicted crouching on the horse's back holding a lotus pod. The stone is of a very pale tone with some subtle streaky inclusions.
2¾ in. (7 cm.) wide
The Collection of His Royal Highness The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974), acquired in Asia between 1929 and 1935.
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Post Lot Text
A WHITE JADE 'HORSE AND MONKEY' CARVING
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
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