1481
1481
A BRONZE 'BUDDHIST LION' CENSER AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 4,750 USD
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1481
A BRONZE 'BUDDHIST LION' CENSER AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 4,750 USD
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A BRONZE 'BUDDHIST LION' CENSER AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
the animal-form cast standing four-square on a serpent with the snake reaching its head and tail up the lion's hind legs, swirls of qi covering the beast's broad body, a tasseled collar with a bell hanging at the chest, the lion's upturned head framed by a thick, curly mane forming the cover and attached by a hinge
Height 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm
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Provenance

Long Island, New York Private Collection.

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