Lot 566
  • 566

A LARGE WOOD FIGURE OF A LUOHANLATE MING DYNASTY |

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
Sold
25,000 USD
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Description

  • Height 35 3/8  in., 89.9 cm
carved in the round, standing on an integral cylindrical base, the figure wearing loose robes wrapping in layers around the lean body and secured with a loop at the proper left shoulder, the fabric falling in thick folds around the arms and rhythmically around the feet, the bald head with a wizened face broadening at the cranium and flanked by pendulous ears to either side, a subtle smile playing across the lips and a gentle expression in the eyes, the back carved with a niche, traces of pigment throughout, modern two-part stand (3)

Provenance

J. J. Lally & Co., New York, 1998.
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