Lot 3278

A pair of Sino-Tibetan foo lions with heavenly riders, 18th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots

Description

The figures wrought in several pieces in hammered copper foil with heavy fire gilding and remnants of coloured paint. The foo lions rampant with gaping maws, both wearing a collar with a bell attached. A crowned rider on each of their backs, holding a small bowl in their right hands and presenting a vajra or a kartika with their left hands. Height 60 and 63 cm respectively.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 712 lots and starts on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3712. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.