Throne back cover with lion dogs

ALG 3358
Circa 1800
Qing Dynasty, Ningxia
67 cm x 65 cm
2'2" x 2'1"

a true gem distinguished by a plethora of shades of red, blue and yellow depicting a pair of superbly drawn lion dogs, auspicious symbols of protection and power, flanking a lotus flower with tendrils, symbol of purity. The rose red wool of the background is most probably dyed with logwood.

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