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Lot 708. A rare small turquoise figure of a bixie, Eastern Han-Six Dynasties period, 3rd-4th century AD. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000Price realised USD 16,380. © Christie's 2022

The beast is shown with its mouth open and in a crouching position. The figure is drilled through the sides for suspension

Provenance: Galaxie Art (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 25 November 1990.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022