21 January 2009,
Price realised USD 1,062
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A BLANC-DE-CHINE BUDDHISTIC LION
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
The mythic beast modeled seated with a ribbon in its mouth, poised with its forepaw on a brocaded ball, a taper-holder to one side, the rectangular base with later panels of ormolu trellis-work
10 in. (25.4 cm.) high
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The Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 120.
Howard and Ayers, China for the West, vol. I., p. 101, no. 69.
Virginia Museum, 1981-82.
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