Description

    A CHINESE LATE QING DYNASTY TAOIST SHRINE
    Maker unknown, c.1900

    The rectangular hong-mu (blackwood) case with carved backplate over flat top extending to portico, the pierced frieze and door intricately carved with Taoist symbols, the facade carved with the Eight Taoist Immortals carved in bas-relief flanking the door, unmarked
    36.5in. high


    Condition Report*:

    Bryan Abbott: Flat top with age cracks, old repair, and loss of detachable pediment, loss of carved 'rail' element that fitted between front columns, alterations to door, loss of original back, new mirrored glass and wooden back added

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2005
    20th Sunday
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