A Pale Celadon and russet veins Jade carving of a horse Maximize

A Pale Celadon and russet veins Jade carving of a horse

Jade celadon
China
Qianlong period (1736-1795)
Qing
H: 5 cm L: 10,5 cm
Private American collection.

Carved in the form of a recumbent horse turning its head to the left with a raised and gently curving spine, finely incised with a neatly combed forelock and tail tucked under its hindleg and freely curving over the haunch, the smooth stone with a few patches of russet veines ,
with three bats on its back and a minuscule one hidden in its tail.