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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 217

    A PAIR OF BISCUIT GLAZED DOGS, KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF BISCUIT GLAZED DOGS, KANGXI (1662-1722)
    each seated on their haunches facing forward with a fierce open mouthed expression, embellished in yellow, green and aubergine biscuit glaze -- 12½in. (31.8 cm.) high, both with wood stands. (2)


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    Provenance

    Compare with a similar smaller pair sold at Christie's, London, 14 April 1980, The Montague Meyer Family Collection of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, lot 312; another model of the same type sold at Sotheby's, London, 20 June 1961, lot 65; a further example is on display at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow.