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A RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED ROARING LION
A RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED ROARING LION
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A RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED ROARING LION

CHINA, TANG-SONG DYNASTY (AD 618-1279)

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A RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED ROARING LION CHINA, TANG-SONG DYNASTY (AD 618-1279) Possibly the cover of a censer, the powerfully rendered beast shown seated with mouth open in a roar with long, curly mane and tail, with an inscription on the rim of the base, reading 'guan yao' (official kiln) 4 ¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high
Provenance
David Newman, London, 13 February 1975.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.

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