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Blanc-de-Chine Figure of Ma Gu

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
147
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Blanc-de-Chine Figure of Ma Gu, China, late 19th/early 20th century, standing figure holding a lingzhi mushroom in her right hand, her head turned slightly towards the right and angled downwards, wearing flowing robes and floral headdress, with a deer holding a vase of flowers on its back, all on a rectangular rocky base, four-character impressed Xu Yuyuan mark on reverse, ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

firing flaws, noticeably to sash of robe, minor break to end of tendril of lingzhi mushroom in hand, chip at edge of base on reverse.


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Keywords

China, Aesthetics, Chine, Decorative arts, Equipment, Lingzhi, U, Ur, Vase, Visual arts

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