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September Day 2: Important Asian Art

Thu, Sep 23, 2021 11:00AM EDT
Lot 317

Chinese Gilt Bronze Foo Dog Guardian Lion Standing Paperweight

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Late 18th c. seated Chinese foo dog in gilt bronze. The lion seated and well formed in a manner typical of the 17th and 18th century, which is a more rotund, almost inflated form. The roundels which form the mane and hair within are highly influenced by Japanese netsuke carving of the period.

Provenance: Collection of Bruce Dayton & Ruth Stricker Dayton, Minnesota.

Height: 2 3/4 in x width: 1 in x depth: 2 in.


Good condition with some wear to the gilding.

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