Lot 633
  • 633

A BRONZE 'BUDDHIST LION' GROUP 17TH CENTURY |

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
Sold
10,000 USD
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Description

  • Bronze, rosewood stand
  • Height 16 1/2  in., 42 cm
well cast, seated on its haunches with the head raised and turned, with bulging eyes and the mouth open to reveal sharp fangs, the body detailed with a curling, combed mane and upright bushy tail, its right front paw resting on the back of its cub, wood stand (2)

Provenance

Irish Private Collection (by repute).
The Paisley Shop, Toronto, acquired in the 1950s.
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