A cast iron head of a Daoist deity or deified offical Ming Dynasty
Lot 1463
A cast iron head of a Daoist deity or deified official Ming Dynasty
Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium
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A cast iron head of a Daoist deity or deified official
Ming Dynasty
His full face displaying large almond shaped eyes and incised lines to indicate the beard, mustache and hair combed upward beneath the headdress of a court official with a series of raised ridges to the sides, a central plaque to the front containing the character wang and raised rosettes in a band around the base (corrosion, losses).
12 1/4in (31cm) height of head
18 1/4in (46.5cm) height overall
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    Auction Administration - Asian Art
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