Two biscuit and celadon-glazed Buddhist figures Ming Dynasty
Lot 3*
Two biscuit and green-glazed Buddhist figures Ming Dynasty
Sold for £61,250 (US$ 102,950) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Two biscuit and green-glazed Buddhist figures
Ming Dynasty
Stoutly modelled as two Buddhist figures each wearing a high crown above the biscuit face and chest with intricate jewellery enveloped by a thick green-glazed robe and bearing a long curving ruyi-sceptre, each seated on a throne, one placed upon the back of an elephant and the other upon the back of a Buddhist lion.
The taller 23.5cm (9¼in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • 明 青釉澀胎騎獅佛像及青釉澀胎騎象佛像(共兩件)

    Compare a similar figure of Puxian riding an elephant illustrated by J.Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, no.16:97.
Activities
Lot symbols
Contacts
  1. Christine Mitchell
    Auction Administration - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8248
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 5840
  2. Asaph Hyman
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 5888
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 5840
  3. Olivia Hamilton
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8236
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 5840