A large gilt lacquered bronze figure of Guanyin Ming dynasty
Lot 8278
A large gilt lacquered bronze figure of Guanyin
Ming dynasty
US$ 60,000 - 80,000
£36,000 - 48,000
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A large gilt lacquered bronze figure of Guanyin
Ming dynasty
The deity seated in royal ease with her right foot resting on a lotus flower projecting from the side of her lion mount supported on a footed base, the ribboned crown fronting a tall chignon rising from her pleasing face, her layered garments with incised decoration along the hems showing remains of gilt lacquer and pigment.
29 3/4in (75.5cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    purchased from Sylvia Napier, London, 1998
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