Lot 295. A 'Dehua' figure of Tudi Gong, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's
seated on a throne, wearing a tall scholar's hat and voluminous robes belted with a long sash tied in front extending to the feet, the bearded face with contemplative expression - Height 6 1/2 in., 16.5 cm.
From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray
Exhibition: Blanc de Chine: Divine Images in Porcelain, China Institute Gallery, New York, 2002, cat. no. 48.
Note: A similar example was sold in these rooms 8th May 1980, lot 211.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM