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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 322

    A Soapstone model of a sage, 17th/18th Century

    Price Realised  

    A Soapstone model of a sage, 17th/18th Century
    the seated figure leans on a large double-gourd, wearing a long robe open to the chest with incised collar decoration and cloth cap to the top of his head and holding a ruyi-headed fly whisk in his left hand -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) high, wood stand.


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