Lot 418. A small celadon and russet jade sword or dagger guard, Han Dynasty or later; 2 1/4in (5.7 cm) across. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,500. Sold for US$ 2,805 (€ 2,307). Courtesy Bonhams.
Of trapzoidal outline, one side carved with c-scrolls forming a taotie within a beaded edge, the other side with a single striding chilong also within a beaded edge.
Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman.
Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part II, 14 Dec 2020, Los Angeles