Lot 187: DEITY STANDING ON A CLOUD BASE
AMENDED SALE DATE - Charity Auction
February 9, 2014
Bronze with lacquer and gilding. China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
HEIGHT 33,7 CM
銅鎏金合漆仙尊立像. 中國, 明代 (1368-1644).高 33.7 厘米.
A fine expressive and vividly executed bronze figure of a deity (probably Leigong), standing on a black spiral shaped cloud base with two protruding and pointed sections, displaying a dramatic facial expression, dressed in waving loincloth, with a third eye, garland and tiara with flaming pearl above, raising one arm with an attribute (probably a censer), very effective, fine sculptural compactness.
From a Viennese collection