Mon, 16th May 2022 9:00

The Chinese Art of Monochrome II

 
  Lot 9
 

A CHINESE MARBLE ‘DRAGON’ PILLAR FRAGMENT.

A CHINESE MARBLE ‘DRAGON’ PILLAR FRAGMENT.

Ming Dynasty.

The cylindrical pillar section carved and pierced in sharp relief encircled by a ferocious dragon with piercing eyes and trailing whiskers, the legs and claws grasping onto the sides of the column, 34cm H, 14.5cm diameter.

Provenance: Acquired in France in the 1970s, reputedly from the Summer Palace, Beijing.

明 雲石雕盤龍紋柱殘段

來源:得於1970年代法國,原來自北京圓明園(口傳)。

Estimated at £1,500 - £2,000


 

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