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23 May 2019 | 10:30am

Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Lot 270

A Chinese archaistic model of a mythical tiger

Estimate £500 - £800 + fees

A Chinese archaistic model of a mythical tiger, the vigorously modelled striding beast with mouth open showing teeth and head turned to one side, with archaistic motifs decorated with silver inlays and gilt, approximately 33cm long x 20cm high x 12cm deep, approximately 3452 grams

Provenance: By family descent to the current owner whose father was a diplomat working in Hong Kong in the 1960's. By repute purchased by the current owner's father from a Swedish private collection in the 1970's.




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