A bamboo figure of Dongfang Shuo with peach Early Qing dynasty
Lot 350
A rare bamboo figure of Dongfang Shuo Early Qing dynasty
HK$ 500,000 - 800,000
US$ 65,000 - 100,000
Lot Details
A rare bamboo figure of Dongfang Shuo
Early Qing dynasty
The elderly figure naturalistically carved, depicted seated slightly leaning forward on rockwork with both legs pendant, his head tilted right revealing a smiling facial expression, his hair neatly wrapped in a bunch, the left hand holding the fruit of longevity and the right resting atop his right knee, adorned in loose overflowing robes tied at the waist and hanging a double gourd and ruyi at the rear.
14.6cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清早期 竹雕東方朔坐像

    取竹根圓雕東方朔倚坐湖石,頭系高髻,長鬍及胸,長衣闊袖,左手捧一壽桃,右手撫膝,頭部微偏,面含笑容,身後腰間系靈芝葫蘆,姿態平和安逸。

    此雕像刀法圓熟,風格妙趣橫生,包漿沉拙,竹表面可見殘餘金漆,應為後加。更多有關東方朔與壽桃為主題紋飾的竹雕,請參看拍品322。
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