Porcelain Lion – China
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Dimensions: H. 8.5cm x 9.5cm x 8.8cm
Origin: Tang Dynasty China
Provenance: James Pongrass Collection, Zhang Collection, Taiwan
Exhibited: Private Museum, Xiamen, China 2011
A very important and rare porcelain lion from the Tang Dynasty period. In its unusual posture, with leg being held in its mouth. These pieces were part of tomb objects, placed in a tomb of a very important person of very high ranking.