The Tretiak Collection

China Yixing Old Mythical Animal


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1940: Item # 974887
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This is a vivid writhing mythical animal, a kirin perhaps. Its tongue is moving, you can hear the beast breathing. The skin is wrinkled. The maker’s mark: hard to decipher. There is a wax seal of no moment. No chips cracks or hidden hairline fractures.