Live Auction, 7 October 2019

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Lot 89
A Chinese wood and gilt-lacquer figure of a courtier, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot Estimate
R 8 000 - 10 000
Selling Price
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Location
Cape Town Office

About this Item

A Chinese wood and gilt-lacquer figure of a courtier, Qing Dynasty, 18th century


the seated figure’s robe finely carved with foliate scrollwork, the borders of his gown highlighted in silver and dark blue pigments, his crown and robe embellished with cabochon-cut green stones, his right hand resting on his knee, seated on a red and black high-back throne embellished with two silvered ropes, his feet resting on a red, white, blue and green stool, on a rectangular stand with canted corners and bracket feet, some lacquer loss, some silvered rope loss, lacking his attribute, 22cm high; and a Chinese wood and gilt-lacquer figure of a standing horse, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, carved with a saddle, a painted red and gilt tasseled saddle blanket, the bridle and reins with gilt highlights, some restoration, one ear lacking, 13cm high

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Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.


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