A beautiful jade carving pendant of a mythical beast in fine patinated white jade, Ming dynasty or older, 14th.-17th. century.
A very finely carved piece with good details and style. The pendant features a small flat animal with a broad head with teeths, on it's back to Phoenix bird-like creatures engraved and on the underside, scrolls.
Condition: Superb, old antique surfaces and good patina with encrustations.
Size: 42 mm.
Ex. Danish Collection, collected between 1970 and 1990, bought at auctions or inside China on trips in the 1970s.