Lot 153: BLUE AND WHITE FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST ACOLYTE MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD 15cm high
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
BLUE AND WHITE FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST ACOLYTE
MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
the figure modelled as a boy standing on lotus leaf with his hands held together in anjalimudra (gesture of respect)
-Chips to the edges, for example to the rim of the lotus leaf and to the boy's sash
- A hairline crack to the lotus leaf measuring circa 6cm in length
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Private London collection.