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A Blanc de Chine Acolyte of Shou lao, God of Longevity
October 2013 Auction by Far East Asian Art

This beautifully molded blanc de chine figure shows an acolyte of the God of Longevity. He is seen holding a sacred peach in his right hand and is often seen in pictures accompanying his master/teacher. In Chinese mythology, Peaches of Immortality are consumed by the immortals due to its mystic virtue of conferring longevity on all who ate them. It appears in a number of fables and paintings.

The boy has the classic top knot on his head and a serene face...

Bid 450.00
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Bid 400.00
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04/29 17:13