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Rare Pair of Chinese Glazed Biscuit Porcelain Recumbent Fu Lions

Kangxi period


Supporting vases upon their backs.  Forming a true pair, right and left.  Beautifully decorated in deep famille verte glazed enamels.  Of fine quality.
Heights: 7 1/8 inches (18.1 cm.)
A similar pair was in the collection of George Davies (published by Gorer, 1913, Pl. XIX).  Others were in the J.P. Morgan collection as well as other noted early collections.
Ex Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (acc. 1923).
Ex Clollection: Mary Clark Thompson

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