BRONZE FIGURE XIWANGMU
P R O V E N A N C E: an old Dutch private collection
China, Ming Dynasty, 17th Century
High 32 cm.
BRONZE FIGURE XIWANGMU, seated in the so-called European fashion, with both hands in front of her abdomen holding a tablet, wearing various garments including inner garment secured with a ribbon knotted to the front, wide-sleeved mantle incised with scrolling tendrils, necklace, her face displaying a serene expression with slit eyes below slightly arched eyebrows that run into the nose-bridge, smiling lips, elongated earlobes with ear ornaments and her hair coiffed in a chignon secured with a tiara in the shape of a three pheasants, traces of gilt-lacquer
明晚期 。 尊像頭戴三鳳華冠，長冠纓垂於臂側，雙眉入鼻，長耳垂花葉
手持笏舉於胸前，垂足善坐於。有漆金痕跡 ， 配木座