BRONZE FIGURE DAOIST IMMORTAL

BRONZE FIGURE DAOIST IMMORTAL

P R O V E N A N C E: Property from the Collection of M. L. Sanders, Acquired from a Missionary to Shantung (Shandong) Before 1928, by Repute Before 1905
China, Ming dynasty, 17th  Century
High 47,2 cm.

BRONZE FIGURE DAOIST IMMORTAL, standing on a shaped pedestal cast with some scrolling tendrils, his hands holding manuscript and bowl, clad in various garments including a wide-sleeved mantle, its border incised with scrolling, his face displaying a severe expression with slit eyes below raised eyebrows, moustache and beard framing his mouth, his hair covered with a six-ribbed headgear secured with a pin.

道教神明銅立像

明晚期,中國17世紀

尊像頭戴梁冠,濃眉,長鬚髯,面容肅穆寧

靜;著廣袖朝服,舉右手持經冊,左手托盞

於胸前,露履直立於捲莖紋四足方座之上

據現藏家稱原為L.M. Sander藏品,其於

1928年以前購於山東。有些許摩擦痕跡,細 處有磕蹭痕跡


 

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