Lot 6546: WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SMALL BOX WITH COVER
11 November 2016
San Gabriel, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The jade carved box is of rounded rectangular form with slightly raised lid, incised with a mythical beast with head turned backwards surrounded by vine patterns, the jade is of smooth white color with translucency and mottled interior. Tang Dynasty period. Height: 3/4 in (1.9 cm) Length: 1 7/8 in (4.8 cm) Width: 1 3/8 in (3.5 cm)
Dimensions: Height: 3/4 in (1.9 cm) Length: 1 7/8 in (4.8 cm) Width: 1 3/8 in (3.5 cm)
Date: Tang Dynasty period.