Lot 111. A pair of biscuit-glazed frisky Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.
Finely modeled on leaf-shaped bases, each with a brocade ball, one looking back over his shoulder.
Provenance: Acquired Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 16 May 2013.
Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 174, no. 51.