Lot 291
  • 291

THREE GILT AND ENAMELED PORCELAIN FIGURES OF BODHISATTVA QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
50,000 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
  • Height 14 3/4 in., 37.5 cm
each figure shown standing barefoot atop a lotus pedestal holding different attributes, one with both hands holding a pagoda, one with an alms bowl in the left hand and the other with a pearl in the right hand, wearing a layered dhoti tied at the waist, partly decorated with brown and gilded shou symbols and bats, a shawl draped over the shoulders, a beaded necklace falls on the bare chest, the hair drawn into a tall jeweled topknot behind a five-point diadem with tresses falling onto the shoulders, the exposed flesh, jewelry and attributes in gilt, the garments, hair and crown highlighted in robin's egg-blue

Provenance

Acquired from a Connecticut Estate in the 1990s.
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