Lot 3265. A reticulated white jade 'qilin' plaque, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 9.4 cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 93,750 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
of rectangular form with one rounded narrow side, finely carved with a single valiant qilin enclosed within a quatrefoil panel, amid scrolling foliage, flowers and pine against a recessed openwork lattice ground.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011