A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE BUDDHIST LION GROUP

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A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE BUDDHIST LION GROUP

QIANLONG 1736-95

The recumbent mother turns her head to look at the pup resting on her back, holding a sprig of hibiscus in her mouth, their manes and tails finely detailed, with archaistic swirls and motifs to their legs, the stone with some minor white inclusions, together with a wood stand, 7.2cm. (2)

Provenance: purchased on 29th September 1954 at T Y King & Sons, Hong Kong; and then from the jade collection of a gentleman. A copy of the invoice is available.