J.J. Lally & Co., Oriental Art / New York City, New York

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Buddhist Sculpture from Ancient China

March 10-31, 2017

A PAINTED MARBLE FIGURE OF AN ATTENDANT DEITY
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A PAINTED MARBLE FIGURE OF AN ATTENDANT DEITY

Liao / Jin Dynasty, 10th-11th Century

shown standing in a solemn attitude with heavily lidded eyes set in an intense gaze, wearing long court robes with deep sleeves tied in front with a long sash, the hair gathered into twin buns tied at the back, the ears with florette ornaments in the long lobes, the hands clasped at the chest and covered with a pleated cloth and supporting an offering, the thick stone showing traces of pale flesh-colored pigment on the face and worn layers of red, green and black pigment on the robes, the slightly domed solid base carved at the front with knobbed cloud scrolls.

Height 31 12 inches (80 cm)

遼 / 金 白石彩繪侍從 高 80 厘米

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A PAINTED MARBLE FIGURE OF AN ATTENDANT DEITY

Liao / Jin Dynasty, 10th-11th Century

Height 31 12 inches (80 cm)

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