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CHINESE JADE MYTHICAL BEAST
Dates from the 19th or early to mid 20th century

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  • Xupes Reference OR0803032
  • Age Dates from the 19th or early to mid 20th century
  • Condition The figure is offered in excellent original condition without loss, damage or restoration. A very fine, unusual and well carved example for the discerning collector!  View More Details

    Conditions

    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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Product Details

  • We offer this exceptional and large antique/vintage Chinese carved mythical beast with a removable head revealing a compartment dating from the 19th or early to mid 20th century. The large and unusual beast is carved with a winged dragon shaped body, a lion tail and a phoenix bird head. The green jade figure is well carved with excellent detail. It stands on four carved bird like claws with relief carved wings and scales to the body. The removable head is carved with a large hook beak and the beast is carved from a celadon coloured jade with brown inclusions. The carving is not marked but some retains some old collectors paper labels to the side.

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