Fine White Nephrite Vase and Chimera

Carved small vase, flattened circular form, sides undecorated, shoulders carved with bird masks, domed cover. Vase set on back of chimera sculpture with short legs, paw feet, flared wings, head turned to one side. Head has single horn, floppy ears, pop eyes, open mouth, and curled goatee.
Category Sculpture
Reference Number 00269
Materials Jade
Measurements 8.5 x 4.75 in
Time Period 18th Century


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