Chimera and parrot in jade Maximize

Chimera and parrot in jade

Jade néphrite
China
16th-17th century
Ming
Height : 3,5 cm ; Lenght : 7,5 cm

The animal depicted recumbent with the legs tucked beneath the body, its head sharply backward, a parrot with incised feathers perched on its back. The jade delicately carved and with a smooth polish.