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PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT FIGURES OF LIONS
DESCRIPTION BELOW

CATALOGUE NUMBERS 0730 & 0731

PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT FIGURES OF LIONS

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height: 3 ¼ inches

 

PROVENANCE

Berwald Oriental Art, London, 1999

CATALOGUE NOTES

A pair of famille verte Buddhist lions of unusual form, each stands on a leaf-shaped plinth with one leg raised above a loosed reticulated ball. They have loose eyes and applied curls of fur on the mane, face, black and elbows. Remains of red enamel paint are visible on the mouth, forehead and bodies. A small tubular joss stick holder is attached to the stalk end of the base.