CATALOGUE NUMBER 1431
SANCAI BISCUIT FIGURE OF A PLAYFUL BUDDHIST LION
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Length: 5 ¼ inches
Christie's Paris, March 11, 2003, lot 217
Collection of Baron Fould-Springer and Cecile de Rothschild
A biscuit enameled with green, yellow, and aubergine glaze, depicting a Buddhist lion lying down on its back, playing with the sacred pearl.