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Katalognummer: CA0919-046
A BRONZE FIGURE OF WENSHU, MING DYNASTY
China, 1368-1644. The bejeweled Wisdom Bodhisattva is cast with a serene facial expression, wearing a tall crown fronting his chignon, surrounded by heavenly bands as he sits on a recumbent Buddhist lion. The base trimmed with finely incised lotus petals.

Provenance: Collection of Carl Imbeck (ca. 1860-1936) and thence by descent in the same family. Merchant in Peking. By repute, Imbeck acquired the present lot during the Boxer Rebellion.
Condition: Fine condition with good, natural patina. Minor losses, dents, casting flaws and old wear.

Weight: 2774.5 grams
Dimensions: Height 26 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare with a related bronze at Christies South Kensignton, on May 14th, 2014, in Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles, lot 603.

明代青銅文殊菩薩像
中國,1368-1644。 菩薩表情慈祥,頭戴王冠,綬帶飄揚,坐在佛獅上。蓮花底座。

來源: Carl Imbeck (約 1860-1936)收藏,至今保留在同一家族。曾在北京行商。據説,他在義和團運動期間購得此造像。
品相:保存良好,天然包漿。輕微磕損、凹陷、鑄造瑕疵和舊時磨損。

重量:2774.5 克
尺寸:高 26 厘米

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 1.500
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 750

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