A massive gilt and lacquered iron head of Guanyin Ming Dynasty
Lot 227W
A massive gilt and lacquered iron head of Guanyin
Ming Dynasty
£20,000 - 30,000
US$ 34,000 - 50,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A massive gilt and lacquered iron head of Guanyin
Ming Dynasty
The head heavily cast with eyes closed and long bulbous earlobes, the face covered in lacquer and gilt, with usnisha and slightly pursed lips also painted reddish-brown, the hair piled high upon the head, coiled around a hairpin and set with a three-pointed crown, the hair and crown all painted bright blue. 60cm (23 5/8in) high

Footnotes

  • 明 鐵鎏金漆繪觀音頭像

    Provenance: a European private collection

    來源:歐洲私人收藏
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