Lot 97: PAIR OF BRONZE BUDDHIST LIONS QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 24cm wide
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
PAIR OF BRONZE BUDDHIST LIONS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
the pair modelled in mirror image with one paw resting on an openwork brocade ball flanked by two young lions, with a wild twisted mane and flared tail, each sitting upon a wooden base (2)
- Good overall appearance with signs of age and some minor surface bruises
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