15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 15,000
A PAIR OF BLANC-DE-CHINE BUDDHISTIC LION TAPERSTICK HOLDERS AND A BASIN
Each modeled as a buddhistic lion and cub seated atop an openwork pedestal applied with prunus on the sides and on top with a conical taperstick holder rising from one corner, with an ivory glaze; the basin of shallow circular form with everted rim and incised with double lines, covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone
Pair 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high; basin 9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diam.; wood stands, boxes (3)
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Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.
An Exhibition of Te Hua Porcelain, Art Gallery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, January - June 1975, nos. 78 and 10, respectively.