Lot 1167

Chinese Jade Amuletic Pig

Eastern Han Dynasty, 1st-2nd century AD. A heavily patinated carved stylised jade pig amulet, recumbent with incised anatomical detailing. See The Metropolitan Museum, accession numbers 1994.605.96 and 30.120.128, for similar. 200 grams, 10cm (4"). Ex Tagawa Collection, Tokyo, Japan, before 1986. Portable representations of pigs sculpted of jade... more