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FOUR GILT-BRONZE FIGURES OF GUARDIANS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
68
FOUR GILT-BRONZE FIGURES OF GUARDIANS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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FOUR GILT-BRONZE FIGURES OF GUARDIANS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
each cast and seated in relaxed lalitasana on a rectangular plinth, dressed in elaborate headdress and armour, with a celestial scarf draped across the shoulders and billowing to the sides, their expressive faces detailed with wide open eyes and knitted brows framed by large earrings, Vaisravana holding a parasol, Virupaksa with a snake winding down one arm and the other holding an alms bowl, Dhritarashtra grasping a pipa, Virudhaka holding a sword, with traces of polychrome
Quantity: 6
Tallest: 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in.
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Provenance

An American collection, purchased in Hong Kong in the 1980s. 

Important Chinese Art

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