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A RARE DEHUA FIGURE OF SEATED DAMO
A RARE DEHUA FIGURE OF SEATED DAMO
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A RARE DEHUA FIGURE OF SEATED DAMO

MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED HE CHAOZONG MARK

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A RARE DEHUA FIGURE OF SEATED DAMO
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED HE CHAOZONG MARK
The figure is superbly potted seated on a woven mat with voluminous robes gathered closely around him, with only his chest and one foot exposed, his eyes closed in meditation. The back is impressed with a double gourd-shaped He Chaozong seal mark.
9 in. (22.8 cm.) high, box
Provenance
The Carl Kempe Collection, Sweden, no. 623
Literature
Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 623
Bo Gyllensvärd, ed., Oriental Ceramics, The Worlds Great Collections, Vol. 8, Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, Tokyo, New York and San Francisco, 1982, pl. 259
Exhibited
The Oriental Ceramic Society, The Arts of the Ming Dynasty, London, 15 November to 14 December 1957, Catalogue no. 98 (fig. 1)

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