• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 402

    A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED BUDDHIST LIONS

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED BUDDHIST LIONS
    KANGXI PERIOD
    The curly haired beasts in mirror image, she with a pup clambering at her feet, he with a pierced ball, on plinths enameled with prunus on 'cracked ice' and trellis grounds, the reverse with precious objects, on later rocaille ormolu bases
    16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm.) high, the female (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION