2014_HGK_03371_3464_000(a_black_and_white_jade_horse_and_monkey_group_qianlong_period)

Lot 3464A black and white jade 'horse and monkey' group, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 2 3/4 in. (6.8 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 725,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.

The group is carved as a monkey climbing on top of a horse lying on its back. The stone is of charcoal-black colour with white inclusions ingeniously carved as a monkey with a winged insect highlighted in russet on its back, box.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 26 November 2014