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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 412

    A Chinese blanc-de-chine figure of Buddha Sakyamuni


    Price Realised  


    A Chinese blanc-de-chine figure of Buddha Sakyamuni
    19th Century
    The figure seated with his hands concealed and resting on his raised right knee, beneath long flowing robes open at the chest revealing his emaciated body, his face with an intense expression and detailed curled beard, moustache and eyebrows, the reverse impressed with four character seal mark Boji Yuren, minor frits
    25 cm. high

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    This figure is stamped with the square seal Boji Yuren ('virtue extends to all, even fisherman'), which was used by the potter Su Xuejin (1869-1919).

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