Lot 3420
  • 3420

A CARVED BAMBOO-ROOT 'LION AND CUB' GROUP 17TH CENTURY |

Estimate
220,000 - 250,000 HKD
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Description

  • 12 cm, 4 3/4  in.
masterfully carved to depict a ferocious lion with its head turned sharply backwards, depicted with a small cub clambering on its rounded body, each beast skilfully carved with tufts of hair flanking a crenulated spinal column terminating in a bushy tail, the group with a hollow body and richly patinated on the exterior to glossy stippled dark reddish-brown colour, wood stand
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