Lot 127
  • 127

A LARGE LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANG MU TIAN WANG MING DYNASTY

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 USD
Sold
36,250 USD
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Description

  • Bronze
  • Height 25 3/4  in., 65.4 cm
the guardian deity in a spirited stance with the back knee raised and supported by the edge of a throne, the opposite hand raised and holding a pearl, the flame-form tresses secured with a ribbon and laurel and haloed by a circlet, the fierce facial expression with three round, protruding eyes and an open mouth exposing the teeth and tongue, the elaborate armor with relief diaper panels and billowing sashes and sleeves, with traces of gilt throughout and raised on a scalloped bracket base
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