Lot 1262: Chinese Gilt Lying Camel Figure
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Yuan to early Ming Dynasty,13th-14th century AD. A gilt bronze figure of a reclining camel with head arching back to the centre of the body, mouth open; tail curled over side of the back leg; fine detailing to the mane on neck and fur on body; hollow to the underside. 213 grams, 72mm (2 3/4"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.