LANTIAN JADE DOOR FU LIONS PAIR 31 11 15


0046
$3,000 - $4,000
Fine Arts Sculpture

Details:

LANTIAN JADE DOOR FU-LIONS, PAIR, H 31 1/2", W 11", D 15 1/2"

EACH FIGURE DEPICTED SEATED ON THEIR HAUNCHES, THE MALE WITH ITS RIGHT FRONT FOOT RESTING ON A BALL, THE FEMALE WITH A LION CUB BENEATH LEFT PAW, EACH RAISED ON RECTANGULAR PEDESTAL BASES. PURCHASED IN BEIJING AT "RUN DE JADE GARDEN".


Condition:
This type is usually coloured in various shades of green. Usually serpentine jade is semi- transparent or even opaque like wax. Laotian jade is produced in Lantian County. Good condition. jw
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