London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese bronze figure of an immortal, 17th 18th century
standing on one leg on a bull's head, the other raised to the back, the right arm raised holding a hook and the left holding an ingot, wearing a celestial scarf,a shoulder garment and a skirt with star and crescent patterns tied to his waist with a double rope, adorned with necklaces and bracelets, his head engraved with a wang ('king') character -- 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) high.
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