A pair of very large Chinese blanc-de-Chine Buddhist lions joss stick holders
Two males, of left and right pairing each sitting on a rectangular plinth with a wish granting ball under one paw and a ribbon in their jaws. Finished with an incense holder at the back and a tasseled collar around their neck that descends to a plumage on the rear.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 10,62 in. (27.5 cm)
- Reference :
For a large set of Blanc-de-Chine Buddhist lions, see Christie’s NYC, Chinese Export Art Featuring the Tibor Collection, Part II, 23 January 2020, lot 116.