22 novembre 2019

An archaistic celadon jade 'dragon-fish' disc, Late Ming dynasty


Lot 236. An archaistic celadon jade 'dragon-fish' disc, Late Ming dynasty. Width 10.5 cm, 4⅛ in. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBPLot sold 12,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the coiled flat body finely carved in low relief to each side with a large dragon head biting its tail, behind the tail a small dragon emerges, the well-polished stone of very pale celadon tone with light buff inclusions.

From the Michael Gulbenkian Collection.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019  

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