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September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Pair of White Marble Lions with Dragon Heads, Ba Xia

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Pair of White Marble Lions with Dragon Heads, Ba Xia, China, possibly Tang dynasty, legendarily known as one of the nine sons of the dragon king, each depicted reclined on a rectangular base with one foreleg forward, their horned heads turned to one side and looking down, white marble with light to dark gray veins, 17 1/2 x 41 in.

Preview by appointment at Skinner, Marlborough.
Estimate $25,000-35,000

age wear and tear to marble with surface corrosion from acid rain, relatively new chips to some areas, minor surface stains.

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