Sale: 408 / Harry Beyer Collection, May 15. 2013 in Munich Lot 391

 

391
China
Paar Wächterfiguren
Limestone
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,520
Sold:
€ 6,875 / $ 7.768

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Paar Wächterfiguren. 13th/14th century.
Dark limestone.
Height with base up to 64 cm (25,1 in).
These are grave goods with the purpose of fending calamitous spirits. Each on wooden base.

We are grateful to Georg Luitpold Hartl, Munich, for his expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Up to 1930: East Asian collection of Dr. R. de Geblaine, Dresden.
International art auction house, Berlin, 15 April, 1930, cat. no. 285, 286 (with illu.).

Called up: ca. 17.30 h +/- 20 min.




391
China
Paar Wächterfiguren
Limestone
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,520
Sold:
€ 6,875 / $ 7.768

(incl. 25% surcharge)