London, South Kensington
18 May 2007
A lacquered and gilt bronze model of an official, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
the bearded figure seated upon a red lacquered base, wearing a tabbed hat and long flowing robes embellished with dragons and scrolling clouds and bordered by beaded hems, holding a hu before him -- 23in. (58.5cm) high.
Sotheby's, New Bond Street, London, 3rd November 1987, lot 416
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