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Lot 22. A small Dehua figure of the Bodhidharma, 17th-18th century; 12.2cm highSold for €2,304.  Photo Bonhams.

Standing, dressed in a voluminous robe, falling in heavy folds over his arms crossed in front of him, his face with a stern expression, with bushy prominent eyebrows over protruding eyes.

Provenance: Collection of Carl Kempe (1884-1967), Stockholm
Sotheby's Paris, 12 July 2008, lot 67.

PublishedBo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl.630, p.189
Daniel Suebsman and Daniela Antonin, Kangxi - Porcelain Treasures of the Kangxi Period, Düsseldorf, 2015, cat.no.137
Kangxi - Porcelain Treasures of the Kangxi Period, Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf, June 2015 - February 2016, no.137.

Bonhams - Cornette de Saint Cyr. CHINESE ART FROM A GERMAN FAMILY COLLECTION, Paris, 26 October 2023