London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Chinese white jade Buddhistic lion group, Qianlong
finely carved and pierced, the mother seated with its forelegs raised on a brocade ball grasping tassels in its closed mouth and with its tail flicked in front, its young seated on its back in front of the mother looking upwards, wood stand -- 2 1/8in. (5cm.) long.
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