A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE FIGURE OF AN IMMORTAL.
Carved in a dynamic pose, mounting and subduing a leonine creature, grasping it by the head with his right hand, the left raised above his head, holding a circular loop, the stone with grey and russet inclusions, 15cm H.
Provenance: a British Diplomatic Collection, acquired in Beijing prior to 1953.
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