Lot 6. A gilt bronze lion, Tang Dynasty or later (618-907); 6.5cm (2 1/2in) wide. Sold for HK$114,750 (Estimate HKD30,000 - 40,000/US$3,900 - 5,100). © Bonhams 2001-2021
Its head with curly mane and fierce expression, the saddle cloth secured with a harness and supporting a incense holder.
Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection.
Bonhams. Chinese Art Online: Arts from the Scholar's Studio Including the Yanqinzhai Collection, Hong Kong, 4 - 19 October 2021