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Thu, Aug 18, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 144

Chinese Carved and Painted Wood Bodhisattva and Warrior

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

19th century or earlier, the first depicted seated with hands in a mudra, eyes cast downward with a slight smile, large rectangular hole to back, 9-3/8 in.; warrior depicted in robes with animal mask belt, arms in motion, legs in lunge position, possibly lacking animal to sit upon, fixed to hardwood base, 10 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of a Harvard University Professor, Cambridge, Massachusetts


losses, chips, and cracks throughout, wear to polychrome paint, hairlines, scratching, holes, Bodhisattva with loss to proper left knee, wear commensurate with age and use