A pair of Chinese Export Famille-Verte glazed Biscuit figures of lion dogs. Kangxi period, 1662-1722. photo Sotheby's

each raised on an 'egg and spinach'-glazed base. height 14 1/4 in., 36.2 cm - Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,000 USD

PROVENANCE: Dr. Strebel Collection, no. 89 (according to paper collection label)

Sotheby's. Important Americana Including American Stoneware Assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hochberg, 21 Jan 11, New York www.sothebys.com