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A Large Wooden Figure of A Celestial King, China, Ming/Qing Dynasty
A Large Wooden Figure of A Celestial King, China, Ming/Qing Dynasty - Asian Works of Art Style A Large Wooden Figure of A Celestial King, China, Ming/Qing Dynasty - A Large Wooden Figure of A Celestial King, China, Ming/Qing Dynasty -
Ref : 90983
11 000 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
China
Medium :
Wood
Dimensions :
H. 39.76 inch
Asian Works of Art  - A Large Wooden Figure of A Celestial King, China, Ming/Qing Dynasty 17th century - A Large Wooden Figure of A Celestial King, China, Ming/Qing Dynasty
Alexandre Hougron

Asian Art


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A Large Wooden Figure of A Celestial King, China, Ming/Qing Dynasty

A large and rare wood figure of a celestial king with remains of polychromy, the eyes inlaid with glass, China, Ming/Qing dynasty, 17th century.
The tiger-headed headdress which is still alive in Chinese folklore in the form of paper or cloth hats given to children to wish them an august fate was the attribute of kings in ancient China.

Alexandre Hougron

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Asian Works of Art