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LOT 0356

Estimate
GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,570 - 6,860
USD ($) 5,100 - 7,650

Opening Bid
£3,600 (EUR 4,114; USD 4,590) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Chinese Ming Glazed Lion and Goddess Statue

Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD

A glazed ceramic statue of a lion with open mouth on a rectangular lotus flower base, supporting a goddess in a draped green robe sitting cross legged on a lotus flower saddle. 12.5 kg, 65cm (25 1/2"). Finely modelled.

Provenance
From the property of a London gentleman; formerly in the collection of a deceased Oxfordshire gentleman, UK; acquired 1980-2018; accompanied by thermoluminescence report no.01G201212 issued by Laboratory Ralf Kotalla.

Literature
See Lili, F. Chinese Ceramics, Cambridge, 2010 for discussion.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

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The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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