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Lot 3326. A yellow jade figure of a rabbit, Qing dynasty, 17th – 18th century; 6.5 cm, 2 1/2  in. Estimate HK$600,000– 800,000. Lot sold 1,500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.

sensitively worked and depicted recumbent with the head turned to its left and resting on its front paws, the figure portrayed grasping in its mouth a gnarled leafy sprig issuing lingzhi blooms, the warm yellow stone accentuated with russet patches and veins.

Sotheby's. Beasts of Antiquity – Important Jade Animals from the Chang Shou Studio, Hong Kong, 05 Apr 2017