A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period
Lot 6555
A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure
Late Qing/Republic period
Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
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A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure Late Qing/Republic period
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A white marble standing Buddhist attendant figure
Late Qing/Republic period
The figure, based on Northern Qi prototypes, wearing a ribboned crown around carefully combed hair that frames his youthful face and dressed in layered garments with a shoulder scarf partially laced through a bi disk below the hem of his undergarment as he stands upon a double lotus plinth, the crystalline surface of the marble stained with a pale russet wash.
38 1/4in (97cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    purchased before World War II by Edward Newell (d. 1958),
    buyer for the Oriental Antiques Department of Gump's, San Francisco
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