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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1945

    A WELL-CARVED JADE CARVING OF A BUDDHIST LION

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WELL-CARVED JADE CARVING OF A BUDDHIST LION
    QING DYANSTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The beast well carved in the round with its head turned back to face backwards looking over its prominent arched spine holding a large leafy flowering peony sprig in its mouth, its head carved with deep set eyes beneath a large brow, its fine hair and twin horns swept back over its neck, the stone of a well-polished creamy white tone flecked with small inclusions
    5 1.2 in. (14 cm.) wide, stand, box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN