A bronze figure of Guanyin Ming Dynasty
Lot 190*
A bronze figure of Guanyin Ming Dynasty
Sold for £5,400 (US$ 9,112) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A bronze figure of Guanyin
Ming Dynasty
The Bodhisattva seated in padmasana on a lotus pedestal, the right hand in varada mudra and the left in abhaya mudra, holding long lotus stems in each hand, their buds supporting a bird and ewer flanking her shoulders, the face with a serene expression and eyes downcast, crowned with a high tiara bearing a Buddha figure between foliate scrolls, wearing flowing robes with floral scrolls at the hem, adorned with beaded necklaces and earrings, traces of gilding and pigment.
30.6cm (12in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection
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