Lot 232: PALE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A BIXIE QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY 7.1cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
PALE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A BIXIE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
the one-horned mythical beast shown in a recumbent position with its head resting playfully on its forepaws, its mane and tail finely detailed, the stone of a greyish-celadon tone with russet inclusions
Reputedly bought from Spink & Son in the 1930s.