Antique Yellow Jade Carving Of A Horse - Westmount
PROPERTIES OF A WESTMOUNT COLLECTOR OF CHINESE JADES & SNUFF BOTTLES (LOTS 2001-2031)
EXCEPT LOTS 2003, 2008, 2011, 2023- 2026 & 2028
Extremely fine and rare antique yellow JADE carving of a heavenly horse (ma), carved in a yellow green stone to depict a horse tending to a parcel on its back whilst floating through clouds or waves, the mane and the clouds carved as locks finely detailed with incisions.
For a Ming Dynasty figure of a recumbent horse of related yellow stone, see one sold at Christie’s London, 6th November 2009, lot 320.
Provenance: lots 2002, 2006, 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2018 were acquired as one collection from a discerning collector.
L: 7.5cm – 3’’