October 14, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 46
 

46

A large Chinese gilt and lacquered bronze figure of "Kui Xing" 铜鎏金魁星
19th century or earlier 十九世纪或更早

"Kui Xing", the god of examinations with a lively expression on his face, his hair and celestial scarves billowing in the wind. In one hand he holds a brush, and in the other an official hat, his robes elaborately decorated; He stands in his typical pose, with one foot atop a fierce fish-form dragon rising from tumultuous waves.

H: 25 1/2 in.

Sold for $10,710
Estimated at $5,000 - $7,000


 

"Kui Xing", the god of examinations with a lively expression on his face, his hair and celestial scarves billowing in the wind. In one hand he holds a brush, and in the other an official hat, his robes elaborately decorated; He stands in his typical pose, with one foot atop a fierce fish-form dragon rising from tumultuous waves.

H: 25 1/2 in.

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