• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1304

    A FINELY CAST GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A GUARDIAN KING

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINELY CAST GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A GUARDIAN KING
    17TH CENTURY
    The figure standing on a detachable square base, his hands clasped together in front of his chest, his facial features well-defined and his hair arranged under his helmet, wearing elaborate armor and a celestial scarf billowing up behind the head and trailing down to the feet
    7½ in. (19.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the late 19th century and thence by descent within the family.