Two turquoise-glazed terracotta figures
Lot 205
Two glazed seated figures of Guanyin Late Ming Dynasty
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 5,000 - 6,700
Auction Details
Lot Details
Two glazed seated figures of Guanyin
Late Ming Dynasty
Each seated on a plinth, a small child in an aubergine robe seated on the right knee, the robes variously glazed in green, mustard-yellow and turquoise.
42cm (16½in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Robert Henry Benson (1850-1929) and by descent to the present owner.

    R.H.Benson was a distinguished English banker whose family's own private bank would later merge to form Kleinwort Benson. Most of his Chinese art was sold in 1924 at Christie's, London.
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  1. Asaph Hyman
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
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    United Kingdom
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