Lot 2798. A superb white jade recumbent horse, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6.8 cm., 2 5/8 in. Estimate 400,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,580,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010.
the translucent white stone naturalistically carved in the round with a recumbent horse, the head turned towards its back, the hair of its mane and tail finely incised, all four legs boldly carved, fitted stand.
Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1970s.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 08 Oct 10 11:00 AM, Hong Kong