London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
A Chinese blanc-de-chine Buddhistic lion joss stick holder, 17th century
the male lion sitting on a rectangular plinth with a brocade ball under one paw and a ribbon in his open jaws revealing his menacing teeth, a tasseled collar around his neck and a joss stick holder at the back -- 10 7/8in. (27.6cm.) high.
Wallington Hall, Norfolk.
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