Lot 919. A small gilt-bronze figure of a recumbent hound, 17th century or earlier; 2 ¼ in. (5.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 2,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.
Shown with head raised and turned slightly to the right, with fine lines detailing the hair on the neck, spine and tail.
Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1970.
Literature: The Arts Club of Chicago, Chinese Art from the Collection of James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf, Chicago, 1970, B35.
Exhibited: Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chinese Art from the Collection of James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf, 21 September- 13 November 1970.
Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New York, 24 September 2020