• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 98

    A LARGE JADE CARVING OF A RECUMBENT LION

    LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE JADE CARVING OF A RECUMBENT LION
    LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
    Modelled holding a lingzhi spray in the mouth, its bushy tail swept over the back, the creamy stone with areas of lighter and brown inclusions
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Lady Tomkins, Winslow Hall, Buckinghamshire.