Chinese Carved jade Mythical Beast Late Ming 16th Century

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Chinese Carved jade Mythical Beast Late Ming 16th Century

This Jade animal is in the form of a rat or Mythical beast. Carefully selected for its colour, the carver has used the two tones to create the look of opposites depending on which side you view it from. This has been dated to the late Ming (16th Century) by the seller.

Offered in good antique condition the stand appears new. The figure is attached solidly to the stand.

Dimensions: height on stand: 3.1cm or 1.22 inches; length of animal 8cm or 3.15 inches; width of animal 1.6cm or 0.63 inches

Weight on stand: 64.2g or 41.3 dwt

 



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