Lot 5043: A WHITE JADE CARVED MYTHICAL BEAST
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Deftly carved as a recumbent mythical beast, face with bushy eyebrows, mouth grinning showing all his teeth, bifurcated tail splitting down his back, the stone of translucent white tone with natural veins and slightly russet inclusions. Qing Dynasty period.
Dimensions: Height: 2 1/2 in (6.4 cm) Length: 5 3/4 in (14.6 cm) Width: 2 1/4 in (5.7 cm)