Lot 3213. A large celadon-green jade carving of a recumbent horse, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 28 cm., 11 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,820,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the boulder carved in the form of a recumbent horse modelled with its head and maned neck turned back over the shoulder, its hoofed legs tucked under the body with its long tail curled alongside its right hind leg, the hair on its mane and tail detailed with fine incisions, the stone of a pale celadon tone.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011