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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 331 A

    A SOAPSTONE SEAL WITH BUDDHISTIC LIONS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SOAPSTONE SEAL WITH BUDDHISTIC LIONS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The top finely carved with four buddhistic lions frolicking atop clouds that surmount the square block which is carved in intaglio on the base with a poem, the stone of warm ivory tone with some areas of dark grey inclusions
    4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high x 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) square


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CALIFORNIA COLLECTION