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A splendid quality Chinese rock carving figure in one piece of amethyst, ca. 18th. century, made during the Qing Dynasty.

The carving depicts a Lion or a Dog on a plint turning it's head backwards with a small curly tail as was costum also during the Ming Dynasty. An extreme size for an amethyst carving, made in a spledid stone, transperant against the light in different shades of purple. Likely made to function as a scroll-weight.

Size: 82 mm. tall, 70 mm wide and ca...