854
854

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF LI TIEGUAI
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
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854

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF LI TIEGUAI
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF LI TIEGUAI
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
standing with one foot slightly off the ground and leaning on a cane, the left hand holding a double gourd, the face with a content expression, adorned in a flowing robe edged with cloud brocade and patterned with flowerheads, falling off one shoulder to reveal the bony chest and ribs, the beige stone variegated with red and grey, mounted on an octagonal pedestal base, traces of pigment
Height 10 3/4  in., 17.4 cm
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Provenance

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 2009.

Important Chinese Art

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New York