VERY RARE QING DYNASTY HANDMADE GLAZED SEATED FOO LION SCULPTURE
This is a very special item that belonged to the estate of Mr. Irenee Dupont, a member of one of the current wealthiest families in the world. This very rare sculpture was given to him in 1936 by General Chiang Kai-Shek of China. The item was insured in 1936 with two other similar items for $25,000.00 and similar pieces of art with similar appraised values have sold for up to $200,000.00!
This antique Foo Pottery Lion it is an extremely rare example of handmade pottery sculptures from the Quing dynasty. This is a Chinese Guardian Lion and is highly ornate with an amount of detail that suggests that it was made by an expert craftsman. The lion is painted in a beautiful jade green and yellow, with a very vibrant and bold design making it an incredible sculpture for its age. This lion has a large bump on its head with an Asian symbol and protruding eyes. It is standing on a painted hollow base that depicts several different flowers and dragons. The origin of this piece, its age, and condition make this a truly special and rare collectible!
This sculpture is approximately 11" high, 4" wide, 10" deep.
Appraisal Value: $200,000.00
Our Price: $69,000.00
Specifications of Art work
|Size of art work:
||8" x 3" x 2" inches
||Approx 80 Oz
|Date of creation:
||Approx c.XX th century
The above item comes with a FREE Certified Insurance Appraisal valued at $200,000.00
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