21 - 22 June 2016
PAIRE DE PETITS LIONS BOUDDHIQUES FORMANT BRULE-PARFUMS COUVERTS EN EMAUX CLOISONNES
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
Each lion is cast standing foursquare, with its head modelled with bulging eyes, a large nose, and the mouth revealing its sharp teeth. They are decorated with multi-colored and gilt swirls against a turquoise ground.
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) long
From an old English private collection by repute.
Property from a German family collection.
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A PAIR OF SMALL CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'BUDDHIST LION' CENSERS AND COVERSCHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
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