Lot 902. A RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED ROARING LION

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Auction date:24.09.2020   09:30 UTC -04:00
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Lot 902 | A RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED ROARING LION
A RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED ROARING LION

CHINA, TANG-SONG DYNASTY (AD 618-1279)

Possibly the cover of a censer, the powerfully rendered beast shown seated with mouth open in a roar with long, curly mane and tail, with an inscription on the rim of the base, reading 'guan yao' (official kiln)

4 ¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high

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