Lot 5146: A WHITE JADE CARVING OF MYTHICAL BEAST
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The recumbent mythical beast is carved with its head turned to one side, grasping a flowering leafy branch, seated beside a smaller qilin, the stone is of greenish white tone with russet flecks and inclusions. Qing Dynasty period.
Dimensions: Length: 2 1/4 in (5.7 cm) Width: 1 7/8 in (4.8 cm)