• 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 264

    AN UNUSUAL LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A FEMALE IMMORTAL

    18TH CENTURY

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    AN UNUSUAL LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A FEMALE IMMORTAL
    18TH CENTURY
    Standing with left foot forward as she positions her hands to hold a now-missing staff, wearing a scarf draped over layered robes elaborately painted in gold, red and black with rich designs of clouds, dragon roundels and lotus scroll on scrolled grounds, her hair drawn up into a topknot
    17 1/16 in. (43.5 cm.) high


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