Lot 243: UNUSUAL DOUBLE-SIDED JADE ''DRAGON TURTLE'' BRUSH WASHER 19.5cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
UNUSUAL DOUBLE-SIDED JADE ''DRAGON TURTLE'' BRUSH WASHER
carved in the form of a recumbent mythical dragon turtle (xuanwu) carrying a shallow lobed brushwasher on its back, the underside hollowed to form another quatrefoil shaped washer, the jade of a greyish green tone with calcified and russet inclusions
- Good overall appearance with soil desposits and signs of alteration
- Tiny rim nibbles
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