A wucai biscuit figure of Li Tieguai, 17th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s
modelled standing with his right arm lowered holding a staff and the left hand raised supporting a double-gourd vase, dressed in long robes decorated with cloud scrolls and opening at the chest to reveal a large belly, the head turned towards his right, detailed with curled eyebrows, moustache and beard; 34.3cm., 13 ½ in.
PROVENANCE: Property from the Estate of Dodie Rosekrans.
Sotheby’s New York, 8th December 2011, lot 139.
Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM