Lot 164. A white jade carving of a qilin, mid-Qing dynasty, 3 in. (8 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,927 - USD 19,390). Price realised HKD 200,000 (USD 25,854) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017.
The stone is finely carved in the round with a recumbent single-horned qilin, grasping a lingzhi spray in its mouth. The stone is of an even white tone with concentrated areas of pale russet.
Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong