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Knapton Rasti Asian Art

A mottled grey, brown and black striated jade carving of a recumbent bactrian camel
China, 7th-10th century
Length: 2.3/8in. (6.1cm)
Height: 2in. (5.1cm)

The head and long neck twisting back on itself, the front two legs pulled up underneath the shoulders, the rear two pulled under the body, the short tail flicked over the rear left haunch, the prominent ribs carefully incised, the polished stone with parallel inclusions and fissures, wood stand.

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