A finely modelled Dehua figure of Guanyin Qianlong
Lot 266
A finely modelled Dehua figure of Guanyin Qianlong
Sold for HK$ 312,500 (US$ 40,293) inc. premium

Lot Details
A finely modelled Dehua figure of Guanyin
Qianlong
The Goddess of Mercy depicted seated cross-legged above a oval mattress, wearing loose robes draped over the head and a lotus necklace, her compassionate facial expression with downcast eyes flanked by a pair of lobed ears and framed by hair tied in high chignon.
21.4cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 德化窯觀音坐像

    Provenance 來源:
    Sotheby's London, 13 November 2003, lot 380, and illustrated on the front cover

    The quality and texture of the modelling on this figure of Guanyin ranks above those of others produced at this time. Although unsigned, its high quality is closely comparable to those bearing He Chaozong marks, such as an example sold in our London rooms, 17 May 2012, lot 297.
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