15 September 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,020
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A sancai glazed rooftile figure of a Lokapala, Late Ming Dynasty
the bearded demon standing with legs braced on a tile, one muscular arm clenching a fist, the other resting on the left hip, wood stand -- 20 1/8in. (51cm) high.
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