A very rare large gilt dry-lacquer figure of a dignitary 17th century
Lot 228W
A very rare large gilt dry-lacquer figure of a dignitary
17th century
£30,000 - 50,000
US$ 47,000 - 78,000

Lot Details
A very rare large gilt dry-lacquer figure of a dignitary 17th century
A very rare large gilt dry-lacquer figure of a dignitary
17th century
The impressive standing gold-coloured figure wearing long flowing robes above the protruding shoes, adorned with relief decoration imitating embroidery of a full-faced dragon at the centre with further writhing dragons on the arms and above the knees, all amidst cloud scrolls, above the peaked rockwork flanked by a three-legged toad and finger citron, the reverse more sparsely decorated, the head with red-coloured lips below the black and white coloured eyes, set with a dignitary's hat. 160cm (63in) high

Footnotes

  • 十七世紀 鍍金漆繪文官立像
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