London, South Kensington
9 November 2000
A large Ming lacquered and gilt bronze model of a multi-armed guardian Ming Dynasty
the ferocious Immortal standing on a raised shaped base wearing a loin cloth and headdress, two of his arms clasped before him, two by his side and two raised holding various attributes -- 23¼in. (59cm.) high, (lacquer and gilding worn, overall pitting and wear).
Thermoluminescence Test Number C100d29 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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