• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

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

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF A FEMALE IMMORTAL

    LATE YUAN/MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF A FEMALE IMMORTAL
    LATE YUAN/MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY
    Shown standing with head turned slightly to the left and with left hand held in front of the body, wearing long full-sleeved robes retaining dark red, green and black pigment, her face carved with small mouth and the eyes inlaid with black glass pupils, the hair pulled back into two loops behind the ears
    24¼ in. (81.6 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1974.