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A large gilt-lacquered wood figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty | 明 木漆金真武坐像

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Property from an Important American Corporation

A large gilt-lacquered wood figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty | 明 木漆金真武坐像

A large gilt-lacquered wood figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty | 明 木漆金真武坐像

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

50,400

USD

A large gilt-lacquered wood figure of Zhenwu

Ming dynasty

明 木漆金真武坐像


seated upright with a straight back and feet firmly planted in front, the hands placed over the thighs, the face directed forward with a calm expression framed by straight hair neatly combed back, wearing a long, layered robe falling open at the chest to reveal armor underneath, a court belt strapped over the top of the belly, covered entirely in red lacquer beneath gilding, save for the hair and eyes picked out in black


Height 47 in., 120 cm

Missing left hand, a restored crack across the left foot, some restored cracks near the right leg, back base repaired. A restored round patch to the back. More losses and cracks to the edges, some restored. Wear and losses to the gilt lacquer throughout.


左掌遺失,左足上方裂經修,右足處有裂經修,座後方經修。背面髪部分一圓形部分經修。邊緣有失及裂,有些經修補。


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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您徵詢其他專業修復人員,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。 準買家應該檢查每件拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為主觀看法而非事實陳述。雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Gimbel Brothers, July 1967. 


來源

Gimbel Brothers,1967年7月