BRONZE FIGURE XIWANGMU

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

西王母銅坐像

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

璫,垂瞼頷首,嘴角微揚,面容寧靜而慈悲;著廣袖朝服,戴項圈,雙

手持笏舉於胸前,垂足善坐於。有漆金痕跡 , 配木座

荷蘭私人古舊收藏。細處有補

 


 

 

 

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