30 March 2005
PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN COLLECTION
A BLANC DE CHINE FIGURE OF AN IMMORTAL
Shown seated on a rockwork throne with only the right thumb of his clasped hands visible outside the sleeve of his long robes, wearing armor under his robe and a cloth cap tied with a bow with long trailing ends, his face pierced for the insertion of a beard and mustache
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high, stand
Collection of H. M. King Umberto of Italy.
Christie's, New York, 30 November 1983, lot 249.
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