London, South Kensington
5 December 2002
A pair of famille verte models of Buddhistic lions
seated on pierced rectangular bases, facing left and right, each with one front paw variously resting upon a cub and rotating brocade ball -- 5½in. (14cms) high, (areas of restoration).
See Illustration. (2)
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