TWO JADE TIGER CARVINGS 'HUANG'
1.500 € - 2.500 €
Description:China, probably Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1122-771 B.C.
L. 9,1-13,2 cm
Of yellowish green, translucent as well as dark brown jade, in the shape of two tigers, the outer outlines each defined by a hatched band, both sides each with identical decoration and holes on tail and mouth as well as hind legs on the smaller jade.
From the Zeileis collection, assembled in the 1980s and 90s
Published in: Friedrich Georg Zeileis, 'Ausgewählte Chinesische Jade aus sieben Jahrtausenden', Gallspach, 1994, no. 113, pp. 140-141 - Tiny chip to the jar of the larger jade dragon