31 mai 2016

A large and rare Ming wucai seated figure of Shoulao, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 3323. A large and rare Ming wucai seated figure of Shoulao, Wanli period (1573-1620). Estimate HK$1,200,000 – HK$1,800,000 ($155,204 - $232,807). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The God of Longevity is shown seated atop a recumbent deer raised on an oval plinth painted with clouds and waves breaking against rocks, and holding a ruyi in his right hand. He is dressed in a brightly coloured robe predominantly decorated with peony medallions on an iron-red diaper ground, the front and shoulders with... [Lire la suite]