London, South Kensington
19 April 2001
A Chinese lapis lazuli vase and cover adapted for electricity
carved in the form of a Buddhistic lion with a vessel on its back with a further guei dragon on the side, on a silvered archaic design base, giltwood stand, agate switch on brass fittings and a further lapis carving to the top -- 19 3/8in. (49.2cm.) high, (restoration to cover).
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