6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A GREYISH CELADON BUDDHISTIC LION BELT BUCKLE, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
the recumbent beast with bulbous eyes and long ears carved in high relief, a small cub frolicking on the back of the larger lion, with incised details -- 2 5/8in. (6.8cm.) wide.
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