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Object Number: 64-8-6A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Kangxi
Early Date: 1662
Late Date: 1722
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Overglaze Enamel
Technique:Overglaze Enameled
Fired
Iconography:Ch'i-lin
Lion
Fu Dog
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Samuel Rotan, 1964

Description

One of a pair of Fu dogs(64-8-5/6). Kangxi period. Green, yellow, black on bases decorated with flowers. Bodies covered with a rich green enamel, the manes and tail in aubergine, the heads with yellow, black, etc. Supported on oblong bases decorated with red formal flowers and black foliage on a bright green background. Brilliant quality. Perfect condition. Moveable eyes.


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