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Auction archive: Lot number 176

A large Sancai-glazed seated figure of a Daoist deity

Estimate
£6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$7,361 - US$9,814
Price realised:
£8,500
ca. US$10,428
Auction archive: Lot number 176

A large Sancai-glazed seated figure of a Daoist deity

Estimate
£6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$7,361 - US$9,814
Price realised:
£8,500
ca. US$10,428
Beschreibung:

A large Sancai-glazed seated figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty, heavily potted seated on a rectangular throne, wearing an officials hat and yellow robes with bright green borders, the hands joined at waist and the face well modelled with a calm and distinguished expression, 79.5cm highDaoist sancai-glazed stoneware figures were popularly commissioned during the Ming dynasty. Other examples include a smaller figure of the Daoist divine official, dated 1482, accession number: 1971.163 in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Compare with a similar large and imposing sancai-glazed stoneware figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty, sold at Sotheby's, Lot 49, 18 Sept 2013. Provenance: Formerly from a private San Francisco collection明 三彩琉璃道教天官像拍品來源:美國舊金山私人收藏

Auction archive: Lot number 176
Auction:
Datum:
8 Nov 2023
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
info@dreweatts.com
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

A large Sancai-glazed seated figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty, heavily potted seated on a rectangular throne, wearing an officials hat and yellow robes with bright green borders, the hands joined at waist and the face well modelled with a calm and distinguished expression, 79.5cm highDaoist sancai-glazed stoneware figures were popularly commissioned during the Ming dynasty. Other examples include a smaller figure of the Daoist divine official, dated 1482, accession number: 1971.163 in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Compare with a similar large and imposing sancai-glazed stoneware figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty, sold at Sotheby's, Lot 49, 18 Sept 2013. Provenance: Formerly from a private San Francisco collection明 三彩琉璃道教天官像拍品來源:美國舊金山私人收藏

Auction archive: Lot number 176
Auction:
Datum:
8 Nov 2023
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
info@dreweatts.com
+44 (0)20 78398880
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