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.
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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