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SANCAI BISCUIT FIGURE OF A PLAYFUL BUDDHIST LION
DESCRIPTION BELOW

CATALOGUE NUMBER 1431

SANCAI BISCUIT FIGURE OF A PLAYFUL BUDDHIST LION

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Length: 5 ¼ inches

 

PROVENANCE
  • Christie's Paris, March 11, 2003, lot 217

  • Collection of Baron Fould-Springer and Cecile de Rothschild

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

A biscuit enameled with green, yellow, and aubergine glaze, depicting a Buddhist lion lying down on its back, playing with the sacred pearl.