Sale 20AS02 | Lot 358

A Large Chinese Polychromed White Marble Figure of a Tomb Dignitary

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 358
A Large Chinese Polychromed White Marble Figure of a Tomb Dignitary
Liao/Jin Dynasty, 10th/11th century AD
The hair pulled back above a downcast expression between pendulant ears, holding a pearl of wisdom and draped in long robes with a tied ribbon at the front. Height 31 1/2 inches

Provenance:
Purchased August 14, 1991 from J.J. Lally & Co., New York, NY; sold with original receipt


C Estates of WR Appleby and Elinor Appleby

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Unsold

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Heavy and structurally sound; the sculpture shows signs of significant age: the polychrome decoration is faded and worn away in localized areas; stone surface weathered / worn with uniform surface scratches, minor chips, etc.; figure stands upright and sturdily on slightly eroded base block (see photos)


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Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
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Asian Works of Art

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