Russet White Jade Carving Of Swan
Qing Dynasty 18th/19th century
The recumbent beast is carved in the round as a mythical beast resting on its paws, its head turned completely to face its back. The beast has bulging eyes, a horn and a ribbed chest. Its tail is parted on either side of its knobby backbone and there are ames on the haunches, the jade is of an even white tone.
• Similar example are in The Robert Youngman Collection.