Mookite Quanyin, Hemimorphite
Lot 4148
Carved Mookite Quanyin
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£600 - 900
Auction Details
Lot Details
Carved Mookite Quanyin
Australia
Also known as Australian jasper, mookite has a very distinctive appearance combining rich reds, browns and yellows reminiscent of the hues of the Australian Outback itself. The material has been very effectively used here by an expert Chinese carver, with the deep reddish brown aspect of the stone depicting a Quanyin, on a near-colorless hemimorphite base, raised on a carved onyx base.
height 9in.
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