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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 152

    A RARE MING CELADON 'LION' CENSER AND COVER

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE MING CELADON 'LION' CENSER AND COVER
    16TH CENTURY
    Modelled in the form of a Buddhist lion standing four-square, with an upright bushy tail and wearing a moulded collar with a bell and hanging pendants, the removeable head with bulging eyes and openwork mouth, with incised detailing under the pale celadon glaze
    12½ in. (31.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Bulgari Collection, Rome, no. 5649