A large ivory carving of Guanyin 20th century
Lot 3087Y
A large ivory carving of Guanyin
20th century
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

Asian Decorative Arts

9 Oct 2013, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Lot Details
Property from the Collection of Ralph C. Lee
A large ivory carving of Guanyin
20th century
The deity depicted attired in flowing robes and an elaborate diadem centered by an image of the Amitabha Buddha, holding a willow branch in her upraised right hand and suspending a basket of fish and lotus in her left, standing adjacent to a tall phoenix of elaborate plumage (cracks, one finger restored).
16in (40.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    acquired by the Bay Area collector Ralph C. Lee (1876-1963)
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