• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    TWO SMALL BRONZES, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO SMALL BRONZES, 17TH CENTURY
    comprising a small waterdropper in the form of a seated mythical beast, a small hole to its back to allow water to be placed into the receptacle, the spout formed from the creatures large right ear, a small figure standing to the beasts rear forming the handle -- 2¾in. (7cm.) wide; and a bronze model of Luohai, the chuckling figure with both hands in a dancing pose, a three legged toad perched to his knee, and holding strings of coins -- 3.3/in. (8.5cm.) wide. (2)


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