A pale green jade carving of a Buddhist lion 17th/18th century
Lot 24
A pale green jade carving of a Buddhistic lion 17th/18th century
Sold for £21,600 (US$ 36,284) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A pale green jade carving of a Buddhistic lion
17th/18th century
The recumbent feline finely carved with a large head with a prominent forehead above bulging eyes, holding a leafy blossoming lotus sprig in its mouth, with a finely incised mane and tail flicked over one side, the feet well carved with sharp claws, the stone of pale green tone with minor russet and yellowish inclusions, wood stand.
7.6cm (3in) wide (2).

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  • Provenance: an English private collection, purchased by the father of the present owner in the 1970s
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  1. Asaph Hyman
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
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