897
897
A DEHUA FIGURE OF LAOZI
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
15,00025,000
JUMP TO LOT
897
A DEHUA FIGURE OF LAOZI
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
15,00025,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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New York

A DEHUA FIGURE OF LAOZI
17TH CENTURY
modeled seated wearing voluminous robes, the upper body leaning slightly forward resting on a crescent-shaped armrest, holding a scroll in one hand, the domed head with furrowed brow and ears with pendulous lobes, the full face with rounded cheeks, a long beard and lips parted in a benevolent smile, covered overall in a rich ivory-white glaze, the reverse impressed with a rectangular mark reading Shanren chen wei (the mountain man Chen Wei)
Height 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm
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Provenance

Acquired in New York prior to 1990.
Collection of Robert Galster (1923-1991) and Gilbert (1924-2015) Ireland.
Christie's New York, 15th-16th March 2015, lot 3140.

Important Chinese Art

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New York