A fine wood figure of a Dong Ja (Boy Attendant) Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), dated 1706

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Lot 1185
A fine wood figure of a Dong Ja (Boy Attendant)
Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), dated 1706

Sold for US$ 16,325 inc. premium
Property of various owners
A fine wood figure of a Dong Ja (Boy Attendant)
Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), dated 1706
The standing figure carved from a single block of wood and painted in green, red, white, and gray pigment with black details, dressed in a robe with a ribbon sash, his gently smiling face showing dimples on his cheeks and chin, his hair gathered in two small buns, a book tucked under his right arm and his left hand poised to hold a writing brush (the top now lost), inscribed on the underside of the base with a Kangxi-period reign date corresponding to 1706 and with the cipher of the carver
25 1/2in 64.7cm) high
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A fine wood figure of a Dong Ja (Boy Attendant) Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), dated 1706
A fine wood figure of a Dong Ja (Boy Attendant) Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), dated 1706
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