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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 296

    A BISCUIT-GLAZED LION EWER AND COVER

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A BISCUIT-GLAZED LION EWER AND COVER
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Modelled as a Buddhistic lion standing with one paw on a pierced ball before a tall hexagonal ewer, its spout emerging from an open-mouthed fantastic beast mask, on a black-ground rectangular base, the finial as a smaller lion
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottehedeh Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 136