A LATE MING LACQUERED, GILT AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL APPLIED BRONZE MODEL OF SHOULAO

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A LATE MING LACQUERED, GILT AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL APPLIED BRONZE MODEL OF SHOULAO
SEATED ON THE BACK OD A DEER WITH ITS HEAD TURNED TO LOOK BEHIND, THE IMMORTAL HOLDING A RUYI SCEPTRE ABOVE A CRANE AND A TORTOISE CARRYING A CENSER ON ITS BACK, THE ROBES DECORATED WITH CLOUD-SCROLLS AND A DRAGON, ON A OCTAGONAL BASE -- 7½.IN (19.1CM) WIDE, 16TH/17TH CENTURY, (SOME AREAS OF MOTHER-OF-PEARL WORN AWAY, GENERAL OLD WEAR). SEE COLOUR PLATE 8.
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