A gilt and painted bronze figure of Avalokitesvara on a peacock stand Late Ming Dynasty
Lot 280
A gilt and painted bronze figure of Avalokitesvara on a peacock stand Late Ming Dynasty
Sold for £27,500 (US$ 46,222) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A gilt and painted bronze figure of Avalokitesvara on a peacock stand
Late Ming Dynasty
The figure cast with eyes downcast on the primary face and two further faces at the back each under a peak of the five-pointed crown above a green-painted shawl over the shoulders and flowing down over the lower arms clasped in prayer in front of the bare chest, two further arms on each side variously holding a knife, a bell and other attributes, the figure seated on an elaborate lotus pedestal perched atop the broad back of a peacock with spreading wings and crested tail, standing squarely on two straight legs each terminating in four claws on a further lotus pedestal.
Overall 60.6cm (23 7/8in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • 明晚期 銅鎏金漆繪孔雀明王像

    Provenance: a Belgian private collection

    來源:比利時私人收藏
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