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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 491

    A CHINESE EXPORT SEATED PUG DOG

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A CHINESE EXPORT SEATED PUG DOG
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The snub-nosed dog has clipped ears and is modelled with its mouth slightly open and its tongue visible. Its iron-red collar is hung with a gilt bell and its fur coat naturalistically detailed in black enamels.
    9¾ in. (24.5 cm.) high


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    A similar pug dog from the Mottahedeh Collection is illustrated in Howard and Ayers, China for the West, London and New York, 1978, vol II, pp 598-599, no. 623.