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Chinese Taoist Painting of Shangqing, Blue Background, 18th Century

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Chinese Taoist painting, ink, colors and gold on paper of the 2nd deity in the Taoist trinity of the 3 Pure Ones, Shangqing representing the highest purity, mediating between heaven and earth, unusually depicted seated on the back of a mythical recumbent lion on a cloud with a deep blue background having eight additional lion faces in the hair curls of the lion. Shangqing holds a jewel, ball or bowl in his right hand and holds his left hand upright in a mystical teaching gesture, costumed in gold painted robes and the small Taoist crown. Minor pigment losses and signs of restoration, a possible out-take from a larger painting. Measuring: 11-1/8”high x 9-1/8” wide, framed and glazed 16-3/4” high x 14-3/4” wide, 18th century.

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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
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  • Dimensions
    H 11.13 in. x W 9.13 in. x D .50 in.H 28.28 cm x W 23.2 cm x D 1.27 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    UH00028
  • Reference Number
    LU4546216368222
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