3 November 2009
A FINELY CARVED LACQUERED-WOOD FIGURE OF DAMO
The reclining figure modelled resting on a low table with scrolled ends, wearing long flowing robes open at the chest revealing his emaciated chest and a small qilin pup peering out, the wood of a warm, rich, dark tone
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) long
Purchased from Spink & Son Ltd. in December 1979.
The Plesch Collections (Ws18).
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Spink & Son Ltd., London, 'Bamboo and Wood Carvings of China & the Far East', 1979, p. 33, catalogue no. 178.
Bamboo and Wood Carvings of China & the Far East, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1979, no. 178.
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