A celadon and russet soapstone figure of a seated scholar, Qing dynasty, first half of the 19th century
A celadon and russet soapstone figure of a seated scholar
Qing dynasty, first half of the 19th century
Height 9½ in., 24 cm
The feet are missing. A few scattered infills to the lower half of the face, the tip of one ear, the fan and the hem. Overall with scattered chips (incl. at proper right arm and at lap), natural fissures and some cracks. The back and the bottom of the seat not smoothly polished.
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