3420
3420
A CARVED BAMBOO-ROOT 'LION AND CUB' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
220,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 375,000 HKD
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3420
A CARVED BAMBOO-ROOT 'LION AND CUB' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
220,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 375,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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Gems of Chinese Art – The Speelman Collection II

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A CARVED BAMBOO-ROOT 'LION AND CUB' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
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
12 cm, 4 3/4  in.
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Gems of Chinese Art – The Speelman Collection II

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Hong Kong