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Item Details

Asian Art

August 26, 2010 – August 28, 2010

Lot #1453
Temp #40
DepartmentMetal
Low Estimate $30,000.00
High Estimate $36,000.00
Last Updated August 28, 2010

Description

PAIR OF GILT CAST IRON FIGURES Dated 1558
Depicting female attendants carrying offering items while dressed in flowing robes. Openwork bases. Lower skirt of one figure inscribed with Chia Ch'ing inscription and date. Donated from the Zhang family. Height 22.
Ex Collection: C. Ruxton and Audrey B. Love.
Christies, October 19, 2004."

Condition

Some deterioration. Considerable loss to gilding and polychrome.

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