Lot 218: BLANC-DE-CHINE BUDDHIST LION QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 27.5cm high
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
BLANC-DE-CHINE BUDDHIST LION
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
the mythical beast shown seated on a tall rectangular plinth with one forepaw resting on a brocade ball, its mouth holding a ribbon, a joss stick holder to one side
The Collection of Professor J.E.Webb (1915-2011) (for more information on Professor Webb, please see lot 223), acquired from William Clayton Fine Chinese Jade, Porcelain and Oriental Works of Art, with original receipt dated 22nd May 1980.