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Auction archive: Lot number 191

A rare Chinese bronze figure of a monk

Asian Art I
17 Nov 2010
Estimate
£5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$7,987 - US$11,181
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 191

A rare Chinese bronze figure of a monk

Asian Art I
17 Nov 2010
Estimate
£5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$7,987 - US$11,181
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

A rare Chinese bronze figure of a monk, dated 1631. Seated in dhyanasana mudra, his hands in samadhi mudra, holding a large pearl, he wears loosely flowing robes, tied at his waist, a twenty-three character mark inside the base, together with a modern wood stand, 22cm. (2) Da-ming chong-zhen xin-wei meng-dong ji-dan di-zi zhou-shi tong-nan Gu Tian-yu bai-zai sheng-xiang. (Made in the Xinwei year of the Chongzhen reign of the great Ming dynasty on an auspicious day of the first moon of winter. Tong-nan, together with her son Gu Tian-yu, respectfully made this sacred statue).

Auction archive: Lot number 191
Auction:
Datum:
17 Nov 2010
Auction house:
Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 3SU
United Kingdom
enquiries@woolleyandwallis.co.uk
+44 (0)1722 424500
+44 (0)1722 424508
Beschreibung:

A rare Chinese bronze figure of a monk, dated 1631. Seated in dhyanasana mudra, his hands in samadhi mudra, holding a large pearl, he wears loosely flowing robes, tied at his waist, a twenty-three character mark inside the base, together with a modern wood stand, 22cm. (2) Da-ming chong-zhen xin-wei meng-dong ji-dan di-zi zhou-shi tong-nan Gu Tian-yu bai-zai sheng-xiang. (Made in the Xinwei year of the Chongzhen reign of the great Ming dynasty on an auspicious day of the first moon of winter. Tong-nan, together with her son Gu Tian-yu, respectfully made this sacred statue).

Auction archive: Lot number 191
Auction:
Datum:
17 Nov 2010
Auction house:
Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 3SU
United Kingdom
enquiries@woolleyandwallis.co.uk
+44 (0)1722 424500
+44 (0)1722 424508
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