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Lot 77: A FINE AND RARE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF XI WANGMU, THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST

Asian Works of Art

by Arcimboldo

December 8, 2016

Prague 1, Czech Republic

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  • A FINE AND RARE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF XI WANGMU, THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST
  • A FINE AND RARE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF XI WANGMU, THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST
  • A FINE AND RARE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF XI WANGMU, THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST
  • A FINE AND RARE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF XI WANGMU, THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST
  • A FINE AND RARE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF XI WANGMU, THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST
   
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Description: The finely cast figure is shown seated with her hands held before her chest holding a ceremonial tablet gui, dressed in long-sleeved layered robes decorated with lotus scroll borders, her face with serene expression framed by pendulous earlobes, with jewellery and an elaborate 'phoenix' headdress.
China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Height 30 cm.

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