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Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Agate Jade Bixie Chimera For Sale

Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Agate Jade Bixie Chimera

Asuperb, well provenancedChinese agateBixie or mythical beast,dating to the Qing dynasty or earlier.

Carved from a beautifulpiece ofagate and in the form of a mythical Chinese beast. The creature shown recumbent with head turned back upon itself, staring at the viewer through deeply cut, round eyes, highlighted by sweeping brows.

A wonderful, tactile piece.

Length:2 1/4 inches.

Condition:Unrestored.

Provenance:

From the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ezekiel Schloss.

Ezekiel Schloss is one of the most famous names in ancient Chinese ming-chi (terracotta figure) art. Together with his wife Lillian, he was a prolific collector, well respected authority and author of the major publication "Ancient Chinese ceramic sculpture from Han through T'ang". Schloss arrived in the US from Latvia in 1940. He was an accomplished cartoonist, working for many years at the New York times. The Schloss collection is rare in that it truly represents an educated collection of art; Schloss was immersed in Chinese ming-chi art and only collected good examples of specific types, as well as the unusual, the charming and the rare.

Please note; this is a highly valuable sculpture offered with to promote our Chinese and Asian antiquities.

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