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A 'blanc de chine' figure of Bodhidharma

19th / 20th century

Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT
103
A 'blanc de chine' figure of Bodhidharma

19th / 20th century

Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A 'blanc de chine' figure of Bodhidharma

19th / 20th century

the bearded figure seated with one knee bent up while holding a spherical jewel in both hands, wearing a long hooded robe opening to reveal the emaciated chest, the face with penetrating gaze framed by the tight curls of the hair and beard, wood stand (2)
9 1/2 in., 24.3 cm
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Catalogue Note

Compare a closely related figure of the patriarch Damo from the Richard Lehman Gray Collcetion, included in the China Institute exhibition, Blanc de Chine. Divine Images in Porcelain, New York, 2002, cat.no. 75, which the author, John Ayers, attributes to the late 19th or early 20th century.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York