OBJECTS FOR THE SCHOLAR'S DESK, Hong Kong 2018
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Playthings

A YELLOW JADE QUAIL

SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)

LENGTH: 8.7CM

The yellow jade is naturalistically carved in the form of a recumbent quail, its legs tucked under its body. The jade is pale yellow in colour with light orange patches and white inclusions to one side. The piece is polished to a matte finish.

宋代 黃玉鵪鶉鳥把件