• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    A CELADON JADE LION TOGETHER WITH A STAINED IVORY STAND

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON JADE LION TOGETHER WITH A STAINED IVORY STAND
    18TH CENTURY
    The recumbent lion modelled with its head turned to face the rear, the hair and features finely detailed, the stone of an even pale tone, the stand stained green, carved in the form of a leafy branch resting upon crashing waves
    3½ in. (9 cm.) max. wide


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