15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A PALE CELADON JADE MODEL OF A BUDDHISTIC LION, 19TH CENTURY
the crouching feline with open mouthed expression, its body curled back into itself with raised spinal nodes and bifurcated tail -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) wide, fitted wood stand.
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From an English private collection, acquired prior to 1985.
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