Lot 1014. A Qingbai figure of Budai, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644); h. 25 cm. Estimate: 180,000 - 250,000 HKD. Lot sold: 277,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.
A closely related qingbai figure of Budai was sold at Christie's New York, 22nd/23rd March 2012, lot 1974. See also a similar figure from the collection of Benjamin W. Yim, included in the exhibition, The Grandeur of Chinese Art Treasures: Min Chiu Society Golden Jubilee Exhibition, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 25 September 2010 - 2 January 2011, and illustrated by Rose Wing Chong Lee, "Gems of Art, Joys of Collecting," Arts of Asia, Vol. 40, No. 5, October 2010, p. 83, fig. 15.
Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020