Carved "Longma" Disc - Jade - China - Late 20th century

Description
Carved "Longma" Disc - Jade - China - Late 20th century
Good condition, see description - 82×100×0 mm

A quality jade Bi-disc well-carved to both sides of the surface with elaborate figural scenes depicting a man surrounded by mythical beasts. One of the dragon resembling the legendary "longma" also called "the dragon-horse", rapresented with the body of a winged horse in dragon scale; seeing this creature was seen as an omen of a legendary sage-ruler. Very Good Condition;Size:82mmx100mm;211.8g; Provenance: London Estate collection of Asian and Oriental Art.

Tested and confirmed as Jade

Lot details
Object
Carved "Longma" Disc
Material
Jade
Period
Late 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
82×100×0 mm
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