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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    A CHINESE GILT LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A SEATED DIGNITARY

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE GILT LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A SEATED DIGNITARY
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Modelled wearing a high hat and ornate robes of red lacquer and gilt, decorated in low relief with scrolling dragons inflight above foaming waves, the painted face embellished with long horse hair beard, seated on a tiered red lacquered stand
    35¼ in. (89.5 cm.) high


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