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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEANNETTE CURUBY

A LARGE LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF WENCHANG WANG
MING DYNASTY, 16TH / 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
551

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEANNETTE CURUBY

A LARGE LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF WENCHANG WANG
MING DYNASTY, 16TH / 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A LARGE LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF WENCHANG WANG
MING DYNASTY, 16TH / 17TH CENTURY
the deity cast seated on a throne in a reverential pose with joined hands, wearing elaborate long robes adorned with various attributes, the ridged headress fronted with three peaks flanked by two disks, the face  in a meditative expression, with slender downcast eyes below deeply furrowed brows, a straight nose and crisply defined lips above a wispy beard, the base illegibly inscribed, the patina a dark brown with traces of polychrome and gilt lacquer
Height 18 in., 45.7 cm
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Provenance

Acquired in Boston circa 1940-60s, and thence by descent.

Important Chinese Art

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