24 September 2020
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A SMALL WHITE MARBLE FIGURE OF A SEATED LION
CHINA, TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
The powerfully carved beast shown seated facing forward and with legs firmly braced on a rectangular plinth, the mouth open in a roar, with traces of red and black pigment
7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) high
Possibly Leontine Marie Berry Olcott (1883-1981) Collection.
Leontine Olcott Collection.
Eskenazi Ltd., London, 22 April 1982.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.
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