1475
1475

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE TEXAS COLLECTION

TWO BRONZE FIGURES OF DEITIES
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
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1475

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE TEXAS COLLECTION

TWO BRONZE FIGURES OF DEITIES
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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TWO BRONZE FIGURES OF DEITIES
MING DYNASTY
comprising a seated figure of Zhenwu dressed in a 'dragon' robe, the embroidery of the robe cast in high relief, a turtle and snake by the proper left foot, traces of gilt and polychrome; and a seated figure of Guanyin holding a moon disc in the left hand and wearing an elaborate robe and diadem, secured to a wood base (2)
Height of taller 13 5/8  in., 34.6 cm
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Provenance

The figure of Zhenwu:
Collection of Chingwah Lee (1901-1980).
Sotheby's Los Angeles, 8th June 1981, lot 225.

The figure of Guanyin:
Sotheby's New York, 8th-9th December 1983, lot 87.

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