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Lot 1039

A JADE CARVING OF A DRAGON

Estimated Value:

2.500 € - 3.500 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

China, possibly Ming dynasty or earlier
13,2 x 6,6 x 1 cm
Light green, almost white, translucent jade, with slight brown discolouration on one side, carved partly in openwork in the shape of a coiling dragon, similar to a sea horse.
From the Zeileis collection, assembled in the 1980s and 90s - Very minor wear
Published in: Zeileis, F. G.: "Chinesische Jade aus sieben Jahrtausenden" [Chinese Jades from Seven Millennia], Gallspach, 1st edition 1994, 2002, volume 3, no. 109, p. 276-277