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Auktion: Junkunc: Arts of Ancient China
wurde versteigert am: 19. März 2019
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AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL TOAD...

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Schätzpreis: 200.000 $ - 300.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 106, Aufrufe: 18

masterfully carved in the round, the mythical creature kneeling, its fingers clasped at the chest above the rounded belly, the face with a snout nose framed by bulging eyes beneath heavy lids, all above the wide lipped mouth open in a grimace and with long whiskers on either side, the top of the head with two coiled horns flanking a grooved ridge, two wings emerging from the forearms carved in low relief to its back, the body finely detailed with incised lines, the stone of a warm yellowish-green color with slightly calcified russet skin skillfully integrated into the top of the head and upper back, pierced through the hands, wood stand (2) Height 1 7/8 in., 4.7 cm

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Junkunc: Arts of Ancient China
Auktionsdatum: 19.03.2019
Adresse: Sotheby's
New York