A Chinese jade mythical beast
A Chinese jade mythical beast. Possibly Shang dynasty period or later. Carved in a recumbent position with the head turned backwards with incised features and patterns to the body and vertically drilled through the centre of the body and through the jaw, the stone of a pale celadon tone with a russet surface residue. 2.4 in (6 cm) length.
Auction Date: May 2013