Asian Art Auction

December 01, 2014

LOT 113
Hardstone Inlay Panel of Zhu Bajie, Mid-20th Century
  • Hardstone Inlay Panel of Zhu Bajie, Mid-20th Century

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Hardstone Inlay Panel of Zhu Bajie, Mid-20th Century

The half-pig, half-human warrior made of multiple pieces of polychromed soapstone and holding his trademark ‘nine-toothed rake’
panel 42.5" x 36.6" — 108 x 93 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $1,353
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Zhu Baijie is one of the three helpers of the monkey king, and in English translations of ‘Journey to the West’, he is sometimes known as ‘Pigsy’.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Hardstone