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THREE LARGE BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURES OF BUDAI 17th/18th century (6)

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THREE LARGE BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURES OF BUDAI 17th/18th century Each with jovial expressions and covered in creamy-white glazes, one carved seated with his detachable right hand holding a pearl and wearing a long rosary, on a oval low plinth, wood stand, 19cm (7 1/2in) high; one with the figure sprawled to the left, holding a rosary on his raised left knee, wood stand, 20cm (8in) wide; one with the figure raised on a rocky plinth, clasping a ruyi in his right hand, 19cm (7 1/2in) high. (6). Footnotes: 十七/十八世紀 德化窰布袋和尚坐像 三件 Provenance: a Swiss private collection, and thence by descent 來源:瑞士私人收藏,並由後人保存迄今 A native of Zhejiang Province, Budai (his name refers to his large sack which in Chinese is called budai 布袋) is regarded as an incarnation of Maytreya, the Buddha of the Future. See a related blanc-de-Chine figure of Budai, Qing dynasty, illustrated in Dehua Wares Collected by the Palace Museum I, Beijing, 2016, no.55. See a related blanc-de-Chine figure of Budai, 17th century, which was sold at Bonhams London, 11 May 2017, lot 207. This lot is subject to the following lot symbols: * Y * VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium. Y Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the UK, see clause 13. For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

THREE LARGE BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURES OF BUDAI 17th/18th century Each with jovial expressions and covered in creamy-white glazes, one carved seated with his detachable right hand holding a pearl and wearing a long rosary, on a oval low plinth, wood stand, 19cm (7 1/2in) high; one with the figure sprawled to the left, holding a rosary on his raised left knee, wood stand, 20cm (8in) wide; one with the figure raised on a rocky plinth, clasping a ruyi in his right hand, 19cm (7 1/2in) high. (6). Footnotes: 十七/十八世紀 德化窰布袋和尚坐像 三件 Provenance: a Swiss private collection, and thence by descent 來源:瑞士私人收藏,並由後人保存迄今 A native of Zhejiang Province, Budai (his name refers to his large sack which in Chinese is called budai 布袋) is regarded as an incarnation of Maytreya, the Buddha of the Future. See a related blanc-de-Chine figure of Budai, Qing dynasty, illustrated in Dehua Wares Collected by the Palace Museum I, Beijing, 2016, no.55. See a related blanc-de-Chine figure of Budai, 17th century, which was sold at Bonhams London, 11 May 2017, lot 207. This lot is subject to the following lot symbols: * Y * VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium. Y Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the UK, see clause 13. For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

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Tags: Qing, Qing Dynasty, Ruyi, Buddha, Figure, Chinese Art by Period / Style