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A POLYCHROME POTTERY FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA, NORTHERN QI DYNASTY

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION

A POLYCHROME POTTERY FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA, NORTHERN QI DYNASTY

A POLYCHROME POTTERY FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA, NORTHERN QI DYNASTY

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

A POLYCHROME POTTERY FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA

NORTHERN QI DYNASTY

北齊 陶加彩菩薩立像


carved standing upright with a harness-style necklace crossed over the body, the head adorned with an elaborate diadem trailing sashes and framed by a peaked integral mandorla, the proper right hand raised to touch a torque, the other lowered and holding a wish-granting pearl, with polychrome pigments highlighting various elements of the composition, mounted to a modern stand, Japanese wood box (4)


Height 6¼ in., 15.9 cm

The feet and base lost, as seen in the catalogue image. With a few minor patches of consolidation along one back edge, to the lower back edge, and to the nose. With wear as expected for age. Polychrome pigments likely later added or refreshed.


足與底座已失,如圖錄照片所示。背面有數處小區塊經加固,見下方邊緣及鼻。彩可能為後加或經重新上色。


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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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A nearly identical ceramic figure, extending to the feet and complete with a lotus pedestal base and lacking applied pigment, dated by inscription to the 5th day of the 10th month of 563, is now preserved at the Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, acc. no. BATEA:22.