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274
A LARGE AND RARE DATED WHITE MARBLE STELE FRAGMENT
EASTERN WEI DYNASTY, DATED TO THE THIRD YEAR OF THE WU DING PERIOD, CORRESPONDING TO 545
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
274
A LARGE AND RARE DATED WHITE MARBLE STELE FRAGMENT
EASTERN WEI DYNASTY, DATED TO THE THIRD YEAR OF THE WU DING PERIOD, CORRESPONDING TO 545
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A LARGE AND RARE DATED WHITE MARBLE STELE FRAGMENT
EASTERN WEI DYNASTY, DATED TO THE THIRD YEAR OF THE WU DING PERIOD, CORRESPONDING TO 545
the solid rectangular base with an eighteen-line calligraphic inscription and dated 'Wu Ding third year' to the back, the front carved with a kneeling European figure supporting a censer, flanked by two ferocious seated lions and the bases of two acolytes, all supporting a figure of Maitreya seated in 'Royal ease', flanked by the bases of two pairs of acolytes, the crystalline stone of white tone
37 by 34 cm, 14 1/2  by 13 3/8  in.
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St George Street Sale: Asian Art

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