Sale 10AS02 | Lot 214

Chinese Turquoise Foo Lion Group

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Chinese Turquoise Foo Lion Group

Lot Details

Lot 214
Chinese Turquoise Foo Lion Group
18th/19th Century
The female with three pups and a beribboned ball. Height 5 inches.

C Estate of Sonja Caron Stein

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Chip to one ribbon on backside of sculpture, one pups tail is broken off and poorly restored back on, area of restoration on pups back, area of possible restoration on the female lions beard and part of nose, on back of female lion, midway down the body there is black filler where there is a natural hole or gap that does not go through the entire body.

One pup broken off at the legs where it attaches to the mother lion, head broken off pups body, further small flakes off pup.

Piece does have fitted wood stand in good condition.

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10am EDT
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