19 - 20 September 2013
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF FONG CHOW
FIVE BRONZE TABLE ARTICLES
The group is comprised of a gilt-bronze brush rest/weight formed by the entwined bodies of two dragons, their heads turned backward to confront each other; a gilt-splashed, peach-form water dropper; a seated boy feeding a goose; a seated dog with a pup on its back; and a gilt-bronze seated Buddhist lion with one paw on a brocade ball.
Brush rest 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) long (5)
Peach-form water dropper: Phillips New York, 17 June 1987, lot 61.
Fong Chow (1923-2012) Collection, New York.
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