Lot 262 , A Chinese famille rose seated figure of Budai, Republic period, H. 27cm, excluding hongmu throne stand
A Chinese famille rose seated figure of Budai, Republic period, holding a rosary in his left hand, his yellow robes painted with flower, leaves and 'shou' medallions, H. 27cm, excluding hongmu 'throne' stand
There is some wear to the gilding on the rosary beads in the figure's left hand, there is some occasional minor firing imperfections to the glaze and biscuit body, otherwise in good condition with no restoration, chips or cracks. The hong mu stand has a small split to the top surface and some slight shrinkage to the joints. Some wear to the top where the figure has been sitting and to the sides on the inside, split to the rail next to rear right leg. Some old glue to joint at back, otherwise in reasonable condition
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Sold for £12,000