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Lot 76. A grey and russet jade 'Tiger' pendant, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and a carved celadon jade 'Dragon pendant, Qing dynasty, 18th centuryEstimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,759 - USD 10,345) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017

The first pendant is carved in the form of a tiger. The stone is of a pale grey tone with some dark russet inclusions. The second is carved and pierced as an archaistic dragon. The body is coiled and decorated with an incised scrolling motif. The stone is of an even yellowish-green tone. The tiger: 4 1/4 in. (11 cm.) long, box - The dragon: 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) wide, box

Provenance: The tiger: Max-Müller (1867-1960), German Consul to China
The dragon: Max Müller (1867-1960), German Consul to China

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong