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Bid History: 3   |   Current bid: £6

Chinese Ming Seated Temple Statue

Late Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD

A substantial hollow-formed ceramic statue formed as a seated figure holding an oval disk against the torso, resting one hand on a knee, and wearing a floor-length layered robe and ribbed headdress; face with thin eyes, raised brows, pursed lips and ears with elongated robes; blue, red, yellow and green painted pigment survives. 64.2 kg total, 74cm (29"). Fair condition, repaired. [No Reserve]

From the important collection of Chinese art formed in Japan.

See Lili, F., Chinese Ceramics, Cambridge, 2010, for discussion.