A famille rose figure of Guanyin Qing Dynasty
Lot 192*
A famille rose figure of Guanyin
Qing Dynasty
£30,000 - 50,000
US$ 48,000 - 81,000

Lot Details
A famille rose figure of Guanyin
Qing Dynasty
The Goddess of Mercy modelled bearing a gilt vase in her hands resting at her waist and wearing elaborate robes, the outer robe enamelled with sprigs of bamboo alternating with cloud scrolls and endless knots, the similarly decorated veil falling from an iron-red tiara in front of confronted pink chilong dragons, the pink skirt covered with a front panel with decorative wave and keyfret borders behind a bi disc hanging from tassels, the purple-ground under-robe with peony blossoms and butterflies, all standing on a pedestal with double-lotus at the front and cloud scrolls behind. 45.2cm (17¾in) high

Footnotes

  • 清 粉彩觀音立像

    Provenance: a Swiss private collection

    來源:瑞士私人收藏

    Compare a related but taller famille rose figure of Guanyin dated to the Jiaqing period in the Taft Museum, Cincinnati, illustrated by E.J.Sullivan (ed.), The Taft Museum: Its History and Collections, Vol.II, New York, 1995, p.683, museum no.1931.168.
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