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    Posted 7 years ago

    kyratango
    (436 items)

    Was in my grand parents collection, 20 cm high, wear a dehua mark, sit on a fitted carved wood stand.
    What personnage is he? Didn't found any with a dog...
    Help and comments welcome!

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      very beautiful!!
    2. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Thank you Sean!
    3. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Looks like Da Mo or Bodhidarma with his wide eyes and big eyebrows, but not sure...
      And no mention of a dog with him...
      Still researching!
    4. shrine shrine, 7 years ago
      kyra, I am afraid it's a cast replica of Dehua. The mark looks undefined/blurred and unlikely to be carved. I agree he could be one of the disciples of Buddha.
    5. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Hi shrine! Glad to see you :-)
      I know it is not an antique because the expert I commissionned to sell things when my mom died said all was 19th or early 20th (it was in 2000 and chinese items were not so high than now!)
      But it has at least 90 years.
      Still searching who is the dog ;-))
    6. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Uuh, forgot th thank you Jim :-/
    7. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 7 years ago
      Beautiful! : )
    8. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Thank you miKKo for your kind comment! :-)
      Thanks to the 9 more who loved it!
    9. apostata apostata, 3 months ago
      mark is to blurry normally revival pieces are He Chaochun Yin
    10. apostata apostata, 3 months ago
      fuhu luohan , what they call a surmounter of tigers, value depends on the mark in case if it is an su xuejin, can,t see
    11. kyratango kyratango, 3 months ago
      Thank you for your comment, apostata.
      No value at all now that the cat made it fell and it is broken in several pieces :-(
    12. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 months ago
      yikes kyra!! bummer. i wish i had a cat i could blame for the pieces i break!
    13. kyratango kyratango, 3 months ago
      Ho2... She only broke 2 pieces from my family heirloom... But I love her anyway ;-)
    14. kwqd kwqd, 3 months ago
      Maybe time to learn kintsugi? I have a pile of broken things to restore if I can find a place to work that my cats can't get to while I do it.

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kintsugi
    15. kwqd kwqd, 3 months ago
      BTW, I have been re-watching the 1980s TV series Shogun and the attention to detail is amazing. I notice a bowl being used in the tea ceremony that had a kintsugi repair. I paused and examined it closely, sure enough!
    16. kyratango kyratango, 3 months ago
      Kwd, thank you for the idea! I was considering it before, just waiting for the courage to put pieces together and see what it will look like... A kyratisation project, for sure! :-)

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