Lot 102
  • 102

AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF A TIGER QING DYNASTY

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • Bronze
hollow cast slightly crouching, its head upright and alert with ears pricked, bulging eyes and mouth agape bearing fangs, the long lean body elongated by the outstretched tail curling upwards at the tip, a series of double S's along the body simulate the animal's distinctive stripes, wood stand (2)

Provenance

Acquired in the 1940s or 50s and thence by descent.
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