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JADE BUDDHISTIC LION AND CUB

Item noM2713

The recumbent beast is carved looking over its back towards cub, with a ribbon in its mouth, both paws on embroidered ball. Its bushy curly tail, ribbed backbone, mane and eyebrows are finely carved. Cub clambers on the side. Stone of even pale celadon tone with some russet inclusions.
• Chinese
Height: 4.3 in. (11 cm)