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Lot 288: A Soapstone Carving of Dong Fang Suo
November 12, 2016
Ashburn, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Colorfully painted soapstone carving of Dong Fang Suo holding a branch of three peaches from the 18th - 19th century. Dong Fang Suo has a long beard and a downcast gaze. His robe is intricately carved with Shou characters and pomegranates, with a cloud and wave border. He stands upon a brass covered base. Dimensions are 5 1/4 inches wide by 11 1/4 inches high without the base. The base is 1 inch high. All measurements are approximate. Condition: There are small chips and apparent wear on the body. The peaches have been repaired. Provenance: From a Southern California estate. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/dXzDuo1lyTQ/
Condition Report: There are small chips and apparent wear on the body. The peaches have been repaired.
Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/dXzDuo1lyTQ/
Provenance: From a Southern California estate.