23 May 2019 | 10:30am
A Chinese archaistic model of a mythical tiger
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.