A large famille rose figure of a dignitary Guangxu
Lot 190
A large famille rose figure of a dignitary
Guangxu
£8,000 - 12,000
US$ 13,000 - 20,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large famille rose figure of a dignitary
Guangxu
The finely modelled figure wearing a gilded scholar's cap above the delicately shaded face, each ear and the moustache and beard set with strands of real hair, the figure wearing a heavy ruyi-shaped necklace over the red-ground robe richly enamelled with six four-clawed dragons and various Buddhist symbols, the left arm cradling a ruyi sceptre enamelled to imitate inlaid jade, and the right hand resting on the wide belt also enamelled as if inlaid with jade. 57cm (22½in) high

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  • 清光緒 粉彩文官立像
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