Lot 85: SMALL BRONZE FIGURE OF THE LOTUS BOY LATE MING/EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY 7cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
SMALL BRONZE FIGURE OF THE LOTUS BOY
LATE MING/EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
the boy shown seated on a large leaf holding a stalk of lotus flower and leaning against a jar, the face with a jovial expression
- Good overall appearance with some patination and encrustation in the recessed areas as consistent with age
- There are two dents to the underside probably as a result of casting flaws
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