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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    A Painted-wood Figure of a Boy Attendant (Dongja)

    JOSEON DYNASTY (19TH CENTURY)

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    A Painted-wood Figure of a Boy Attendant (Dongja)
    Joseon dynasty (19th century)
    Standing figure painted in green, red and white pigment with black details, wearing a robe and his hair in a braid, tucking a book under his right arm and holding a brush in his left hand, set on the plinth in the form of lotus flower
    26 in. (66 cm.) high


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