14 December 1999
A POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD AND IVORY FIGURE OF THE VIRGIN IMMACULATE
GOANESE, 18TH CENTURY
On an integrally carved wood base decorated with foliage.
Minor cracks, losses and chips.
19.5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) high
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru