London, South Kensington
28 November 1996
A Japanese ivory model of a snarling lion
striding forward, its head turned to its left and tail held up, set on a wood stand simulating rockwork -- 11.in (27.9cm) overall, (tail cracked, age cracks).
See Colour Plate.
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