17 - 18 September 2015
A LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A FEMALE IMMORTAL
The standing figure is shown with the left foot forward as she positions her hands to hold a now-missing staff. She wears a scarf draped over layered robes elaborately painted in gold, red and black with rich designs of clouds, dragon roundels and lotus scroll on scrolled grounds, and her hair is drawn up into a topknot.
17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) high
Christie's New York, 15 September 2009, lot 264.
The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.
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