A pair of Sino-Tibetan foo lions with heavenly riders, 18th century
Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots
DescriptionThe 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?