Lot 40. A turquoise, dark-blue and ochre-glazed porcelain model of a shrine, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 12 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019
The shrine is well molded with the Daoist diety Zhenwu sitting in the middle, with a tortoise at the front and two guardians at two sides, under a small Daoist figure seated in dhyanasana, partially covered with dark-blue and ochre glazes.
The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection.
Provenance: The Collector's Corner, New York, 1968