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Very Rare and Fine Chinese Verte Glazed Playing Fu Lion

Kangxi period, AD 1662-1722


Finely modelled with great detail; the Fu Lion displaying remarking animated pose.  One of the rarest types of these figures, that are extremely rare to encounter today outside of museum collections.
Height: 5 ¼ inches (13.3 cm.)
Length: 5 ¾ inches (14.5 cm.)
Ex: French Collection (acquired from Wannieck)
With Wannieck label, late 19th/ early 20th century
Similar and related examples:  the collections of Octave du Sartel Collection, France; Leonard Gow, Scotland; Richard Bennet, England; Wassermann, Germany; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and two in a private American Collection acquired from our gallery.

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