SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
The jade is carved in the form of a recumbent ram with its head slightly upturned and legs tucked underneath its flat base. The jade is pale celadon in colour with a dark brown patch and patinated to a lustrous sheen.
Bluett & Sons Ltd., London
Dr. Newton’s Zoo:
A Study of post-Archaic Small Jade Carvings, 1981, p. 32,
Catalogue No. 54