A small Chinese Dehua seated buddhist lion (dog of Fo). Kangxi period
Seated on a hollow, leaf-shaped base, facing right, his head turned to the front. The leading paw rests on an embroidered ball. With open jaws, prominent ears and a bushy tail.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722), circa 1700
- Porcelaine (Dehua)
- 2.95 in. (7.5 cm)
- Reference :
Accorsi Pietro - Torino. No. 115. Via Po 55
An identical model is in the The Royal Collection of the British royal family and is illustrated by John Ayers in Chinese and Japanese Works of Art in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, 2016, vol. I, no. 75/76.