15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 18,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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