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Bronze Statue of the Warrior God Xuanwu

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
297
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Bronze Statue of the Warrior God Xuanwu, China, possibly late Ming dynasty, seated in frontal view with his legs apart, a turtle snake between the feet, ht. 12 5/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

chips to his right fingers, heavy soiling between carved details, breakages, missing the back from head down.


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Keywords

China, Chinese culture, Chinese mythology, Taoism, Xuanwu

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