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LOT 146

Lot 146

A Bronze and White Metal Qilin, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

A Bronze and White Metal Qilin, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Lot 146 Details
A Bronze and White Metal Qilin, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

清早 铜麒麟立像

The ferocious mythical beast dynamically cast with one front leg bent back, its dragon-like head with bulging eyes framed by two whiskers, its mouth agape to reveal a set of sharp teeth, the body enriched with layers of thick fur running down its spine, finished with a furry, flame-like tail sticking up in the air
height 12.6 in — 32 cm

Estimate $500-$800

Realised: $960
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A Bronze and White Metal Qilin, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
  • A Bronze and White Metal Qilin, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
  • A Bronze and White Metal Qilin, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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