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    Sale 5902

    Christie's Interiors

    17 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 279

    A CHINESE SANCAI GLAZED ROOF TILE AND A PAIR OF CHINESE BISCUIT GLAZED JOSS-STICK HOLDERS

    THE ROOF TILE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY, THE LIONS KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE SANCAI GLAZED ROOF TILE AND A PAIR OF CHINESE BISCUIT GLAZED JOSS-STICK HOLDERS
    THE ROOF TILE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY, THE LIONS KANGXI (1662-1722)
    The roof tile modelled as a mythical fish above waves, with a wooden stand; the Buddhistic lions, one with cub, the other with its forepaw resting on a reticulated brocade ball, both seated on rectangular section stepped plinths, enriched in yellow, green and brown glazes
    The tile 20 in. (52 cm.) high; the lions 2 in. (17.5 cm.) and 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high (3)


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