Lot 214: SANCAI-GLAZED EARTHENWARE ROOF TILE OF AN IMMORTAL LATE MING/EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY 39cm high, 20cm wide, 11.8cm deep
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
SANCAI-GLAZED EARTHENWARE ROOF TILE OF AN IMMORTAL
LATE MING/EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
modelled as an immortal seated on a throne holding an alms bowl between his hands in front of his chest, the figure covered in a mixture of ochre, green and yellow glaze, with wood stand
39cm high, 20cm wide, 11.8cm deep
- Good overall appearance with some chips to the edges of the throne and some age splits as consistent with age
Signs of age.
No visible breaks or repairs.
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The Collection of Professor J.E.Webb (1915-2011) (for more information on Professor Webb, please see lot 223), acquired from William Clayton Fine Chinese Jade, Porcelain and Oriental Works of Art, with original receipt dated 12th May 1980.