13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 12,500
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A LONGQUAN CELADON AND BISCUIT FIGURE OF XUAN WU
MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY
The God of the North is seated with his long, loose robes open at the chest revealing his armour beneath, below him a turtle and snake writhe within the wave base.
7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) high
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Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.
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