28 décembre 2019

A blue and white figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

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Lot 352. A blue and white figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619); 10 ? in. (25.7 cm.) highEstimate GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 10,000© Christie's Image Ltd 2014

The seated deity is modelled wearing loose robes and a tall hat, with a gentle smiling expression on his face. The base is decorated with rocks and crashing waves.

Exhibited: S. Marchant and Son, Ming Blue and White: Jiajing-Chongzhen including dated examples, London, November 2004, no. 3.

Note: See a very similar model in the Falk Collection, sold at Christie's New York, 20 September 2001, lot 147.

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From the Falk Collection. A blue and white figure of a daoist deity, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619). Height 10 1/8 in., 25.7 cm. Sold at Christie's New York, 20 September 2001, lot 147

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Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, London, 13 May 2014


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