A gilt-bronze Guanyin Ming dynasty
Lot 392
A gilt-bronze Guanyin Ming dynasty
Sold for HK$ 37,500 (US$ 4,833) inc. premium

Lot Details
A gilt-bronze Guanyin Ming dynasty
Property from an important private collection (lots 381-403)
A gilt-bronze Guanyin
Ming dynasty
Seated in a relaxed posture with left leg pendant, the deity wearing long overflowing robes draped over her head, her serene expression with downcast eyes framed by hair bound in high chignon, holding a scroll in her right hands with her left resting on her knees, stand.
11.2cm high (2).

Footnotes

  • 明 銅鎏金持經觀音坐像

    Provenance 來源:
    A German private collection, Hamburg, acquired in 1987
    德國私人收藏家1987年收藏

    For a closely related but slightly smaller seated bronze figure of Guanyin, see Sydney Moss Ltd., The Second Bronze Age. Later Chinese Metalwork, London, 1991, no.6. For examples sold at auction, see Christie's Hong Kong, 31 October 2000, lot 997; and another sold at Sotheby's New York, 19 September 2001, lot 29.
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