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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 234

    A CELADON JADE BUDDHISTIC LION GROUP, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CELADON JADE BUDDHISTIC LION GROUP, 18TH CENTURY
    the stone of a pale tone with minor russet and grey inclusions, carved and pierced as three playful lions gamboling with a brocade ball, the long attached ribbon clutched in the jaws of two of the beasts, the rest trailing on the floor beneath them -- 6 3/8in. (16.3cm.) wide, later wood stand.


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