November 20, 2020 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


A Chinese Cloisonné Figure Riding a Tiger

Qing, probably Kangxi period, figural group with bright enamel decoration, Louhan figure wearing blue robes and seated on a yellow striped tiger, rectangular plinth with red dragon decoration, 9 x 6-1/4 in.

Provenance:Jerry O'Brien, Wichita, Kansas, and Mrs. M.S. Mercher, New York; Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, October 19, 1945, Lot 297, illustrated on page 64 (accompanied by catalog); Estate of Paul W. Doll, Jr., Lake Toxaway, North Carolina


figure with casting flaws to head (as made) and repair at neck, possibly lacking implement in proper left hand, tiger with repairs to legs, scattered dents and losses to enamel decoration throughout, loose attachment

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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