Provenance: Canadian private collection.
Condition: Fine dark patina. Excellent condition with some wear, tiny dents and traces of use, mostly to base. One small claw lost. Rare to find in such pristine condition!
Weight: 3.7 kilograms
Dimensions: Height 24.5 cm
Note the cleverly camouflaged and removable piece of fur on the lion’s back serving as the place for inserting the incense.
Auction result comparison: Compare with a closely related bronze at Sotheby’s London on May 14th, 2014, in Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, lot 305.
尺寸：高 24.5 厘米