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A jade toggle 'Recumbent horse and monkey'


A jade toggle 'Recumbent horse and monkey'

Lot-No. 252

Proceeds : 900 €


China. Carved celadon-coloured jade with russet veining. Recumbent horse, head turned backward looking at a monkey climbing on it's back and tugging it's nostril. L. 5 cm. - The horse is often used to represent speed, and is frequently depicted with a monkey or a wasp to form a rebus for swift success for an official.

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A jade toggle 'Recumbent horse and monkey'


A jade toggle 'Recumbent horse and monkey'

Lot-No. 252

Proceeds : 900 €

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China. Carved celadon-coloured jade with russet veining. Recumbent horse, head turned backward looking at a monkey climbing on it's back and tugging it's nostril. L. 5 cm. - The horse is often used to represent speed, and is frequently depicted with a monkey or a wasp to form a rebus for swift success for an official.

A jade toggle 'Recumbent horse and monkey'