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Lot 911. A small white marble figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 5 ½ in.(14 cm.) highEstimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.

Shown seated on a rectangular plinth with its head turned to one side.

Provenance: Sotheby Park-Bernet, New York, 25 October 1975, lot 71.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.

Exhibited: Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, on loan for the opening of its Oriental Art Galleries at Blackstone Hall, October-December 1958.

Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New York, 24 September 2020