• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    A RARE WHITE JADE FIGURE OF BODHIDHARMA

    Price Realised  

    A RARE WHITE JADE FIGURE OF BODHIDHARMA
    Finely carved standing with body swayed slightly to one side and head turned, holding one of his woven straw shoes atop his right forearm which is hidden within the long folds of his layered robes, his face carved with intense expression and curly beard, his long hair falling in a line of curls on his shoulders, the luminous stone of even color
    8 1/8 in. (20.2 cm.) high, wood stand, box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN