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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 165

    A Chinese famille verte biscuit buddhistic lion

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  


    A Chinese famille verte biscuit buddhistic lion
    Kangxi (1662-1722)
    Modelled looking to the right, playing with a lion cub climbing its forepaw, the head with a protruding forehead adorned with the character wang, the jaw agape below bulging eyes framed by an array of tight curls, seated on a rectangular pierced stand decorated with prunus blossom on a cracked-ice ground, butterflies and a trelllis-pattern, all covered in aubergine, green and yellow glazes, small chips and damages
    35.5 cm. high

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