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A TANG DYNASTY LIMESTONE HEAD OF BUDDHA AND STAND

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Description
A Tang Dynasty Limestone Head of Buddha and Stand. Dimensions: 7 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. Provenance: Robert Edwards (1883-1979) and his wife Gloria (1886-1960). Thence by descent. Robert arrived in Shanghai in 1910, to work for Jardine, Matheson & Co. He married Gloria Byrne in 1917 and it was Gloria who took a special interest in acquiring Chinese antiques. The couple stayed in China until 1938/39 when they returned to the UK. High resolution pictures can be found at https://file.ac/cdUwp7X5g9I/
Condition
The head is in good overall condition for pieces of this type. No repair or restoration.
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A TANG DYNASTY LIMESTONE HEAD OF BUDDHA AND STAND

Estimate $400 - $600
Oct 13, 2018
Starting Price $200
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0060: A TANG DYNASTY LIMESTONE HEAD OF BUDDHA AND STAND

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Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $200
Important Estate Asian Works of Art
Sat, Oct 13, 2018 09:00 AM
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Lot 0060 Details

Description
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A Tang Dynasty Limestone Head of Buddha and Stand. Dimensions: 7 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. Provenance: Robert Edwards (1883-1979) and his wife Gloria (1886-1960). Thence by descent. Robert arrived in Shanghai in 1910, to work for Jardine, Matheson & Co. He married Gloria Byrne in 1917 and it was Gloria who took a special interest in acquiring Chinese antiques. The couple stayed in China until 1938/39 when they returned to the UK. High resolution pictures can be found at https://file.ac/cdUwp7X5g9I/
Condition
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The head is in good overall condition for pieces of this type. No repair or restoration.

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