1488
1488

PROPERTY FROM A MICHIGAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A PAINTED AND ENAMELED BISCUIT FIGURE OF BHADRA
REPUBLIC PERIOD, SEAL OF ZENG LONGSHENG (1901-1964)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 USD
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1488

PROPERTY FROM A MICHIGAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A PAINTED AND ENAMELED BISCUIT FIGURE OF BHADRA
REPUBLIC PERIOD, SEAL OF ZENG LONGSHENG (1901-1964)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A PAINTED AND ENAMELED BISCUIT FIGURE OF BHADRA
REPUBLIC PERIOD, SEAL OF ZENG LONGSHENG (1901-1964)
depicted with a full face, seated in dhyanasana in monk's robes with the surplice fastened with a ring over the proper left shoulder, holding a mala over the lap, sutra texts stacked behind and all supported by a rockwork base, the base with an impressed rectangular cartouche seal reading Zeng Longsheng zao
Height 15 3/8  in., 39 cm
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Catalogue Note


Zeng Longsheng was a Republic period Jingdezhen artisan who specialized in figural works. A complete set of the eighteen Luohan by Zeng Longsheng, donated by Sir Kenneth Ping-fan Fung, is in the collection of the University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong, inv. no. HKU.C.1978.0654(1). Another example from the same series was sold at Christie's New York, 18th-19th September 2014, lot 983.

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