An Yixing stoneware enamelled 'Buddhist lion' vase
Daoguang Rising from a recessed base with wide body gently tapered to a lipped rim, the sides flanked by a pair of mythical beast handles, the exterior enamelled with four medallions of Buddhist lions at play with further leaf lappets, keyfret and ruyi-head motifs. 23.8cm high.
For another similar example, see a pair of Yixing stoneware enamelled vases from the Mr and Mrs Gerard Hawthorn Collection, sold in these rooms, 28 November 2011, lot 269.
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