3514
3514
A SMALL ZITAN SHRINE
EARLY QING DYNASTY
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3514
A SMALL ZITAN SHRINE
EARLY QING DYNASTY
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Portable Treasures – The Dr S.Y. Yip Collection

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A SMALL ZITAN SHRINE
EARLY QING DYNASTY
constructed in the form of a pavilion, the curved roof fashioned with gently everted edges indented at four points with upturned cusps, the sides of the shrine carved from one piece of wood to form three lobes, all supported on a lobed wood base resting on four small lobed feet, the front with a pair of wood hinged doors opening to reveal a cavity for the placement of a deity statue, the interior framed by a curvilinear shaped apron with cusped spandrels on top and a straight flange at the bottom
27.8 by 18 by 13.8 cm, 10 7/8  by 7 by 5 3/8  in.
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Exhibited

Grace Wu Bruce, Feast by a wine table reclining on a couch: The Dr S. Y. Yip Collection of Classic Chinese Furniture III, Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2007, pp. 184-185.

Catalogue Note

Small shrines were placed in private homes for worship. This finely crafted piece is one of the few extant examples made in precious zitan wood dated to the early Qing dynasty.

Portable Treasures – The Dr S.Y. Yip Collection

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Hong Kong