A gilt bronze reclining qilin
Lot 155
A gilt-bronze reclining qilin Late Ming Dynasty
Sold for £7,200 (US$ 11,660) inc. premium

Lot Details
A gilt-bronze reclining qilin
Late Ming Dynasty
The recumbent mythical beast with its head raised and turned to the left, naturalistically depicted with fur around the head, tail and paws, the neck adorned with a collar with three bells, its back with a cloth decorated with an elaborate floral spray.
13.3cm (5½in) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a European lady, collection number G74
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