Lot 76

A Chinese Ming style jade carving of a tortoise

Description:

A Chinese Ming style jade carving of a tortoise. Probably 19th century. Carved in the form of a tortoise holding a lingzhi mushroom in its mouth, a rat clinging to its shell and with a long forked tail flicked over with finely incised decoration throughout, the stone of translucent grey, white and russet tones. 4.1 in (10.3 cm) length.

Auction Date: May 2013

Estimate:

£500 - £800

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