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A cast-iron head of a Daoist deity Ming dynasty | 明 鑄鐵神仙頭像

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A cast-iron head of a Daoist deity Ming dynasty | 明 鑄鐵神仙頭像

A cast-iron head of a Daoist deity Ming dynasty | 明 鑄鐵神仙頭像

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

A cast-iron head of a Daoist deity 

Ming dynasty 

明 鑄鐵神仙頭像


crisply cast with a serene expression framed by long pendulous earlobes, wearing a high peaked hat

Height 39 cm, 15¼ in. 

The head has a repaired diagonal break running from the right side of the head, where the ear would have been, across the face to the top left side of the cap with two circa 1.5cm., areas of associated loss. A circa 20x10cm., section of loss to the back of the head. Casting holes to the right side of the cap (1cm., diam., and 1.5 x 1.5cm). Loss to a circa 16 x 6 cm,., section of the neck. Two circa 5x3cm., areas of loss to the left side of the cap, possibly original to casting.


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Coray Collection.

Acquired on 7th October 1974.

來源:

Coray收藏

購自1974年10月7日

Jean-Paul Desroches, Two Americans in Pairs: A Quest for Asian Art, 2016, Paris, no. 209.

出版:

Jean-Paul Desroches編《Two Americans in Paris,A Quest for Asian Art》,2016年,巴黎,圖版209

From the Land of Asia, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, Montréal, 17th November 2016 - 19th March 2017.

From the Land of Asia, Kimbell Art Museum, Texas, 4th March – 19th August 2018.

展覽:

《From the Land of Asia》,Pointe-à-Callière 博物館,蒙特利爾,2016年11月17 - 2017年3月19日

《From the Land of Asia》,Kimbell美術館,德克薩斯,2018年3月4 - 8月19日