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LOT 1283

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GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 690 - 920
USD ($) 840 - 1,110

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1

Chinese Han Guardian Dog Figure

Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD or later

A ceramic dog modelled sitting; wearing a jewelled harness and collar; swirl motifs on body; surviving black, green and red pigmentation; circular opening on base; hollow-formed. 3 kg, 34cm (13 1/2"). Finely modelled. [No Reserve]

Provenance
From the private collection of Edward Lucie-Smith, an English writer, poet, art critic, curator and broadcaster; the collection formed since the 1990s.