A beautiful and unique antique Chinese bronze lion or qilin. Very delicately made with a lot of details. From at least the 18th century, possibly older (Kangxi). The head is very delicately made, with lots of details. Rare item, for the collector.
For a similar statue, see Sotheby's Olympia London, 23 April 2002, lot 383.
Condition: very good.
Some patina has been polished, see photos.
A few signs of wear and casting flaws, see photos.
Weight: 6,700 grams, heavy for its size.
36 cm high.
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- Total nr of items
- Bronze Qiling statue partly gilded, 18th century
- Bronze, Gilt bronze
- 19th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Very good condition, see description
- 36×19.5×40 cm