03-18-2017 03-18-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender
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Pair of White Marble Foo Lions

$18,450$15,000
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of White Marble Foo Lions, China, late Qing dynasty, the female lion with her mouth closed and her paw resting on her cub and the male lion with his mouth open and his paw resting on a ball, both finely modeled with a large, elaborately carved neck band holding bells that circle the neck and extend down the back in a knotted tassel, both rest on a double lotus dais with triangular brocade on four sides, lion 31 x 43 x 25; base 29 x 37 x 45 in.

Preview by appointment, please contact Skinner, Marlborough.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

normal wear


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Keywords

China