A monumental bronze Guanyin with silver wire inlay Qing Dynasty

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Lot 5151W
A monumental bronze Guanyin with silver wire inlay
Qing Dynasty

Sold for US$ 302,000 inc. premium
A monumental bronze Guanyin with silver wire inlay
Qing Dynasty
The figure's casting and inlay of high quality and the unusually large size of the deity impressive as she stands holding a scroll in her left hand, her eyes downcast in meditative contemplation, her hair up-swept in a top knot and cascading down onto her shoulders, a beaded necklace with a stylized lotus pendant visible above the arc of her elegantly flowing robes inlaid with silver wire patterned to evoke clouds and leaf forms; the back of the figure inlaid with two seals, one in the shape of a double gourd reading Xuande and the other a square form reading Zhen Cang, the base with an additional round seal also reading Xuande surrounded by two dragons chasing a flaming pearl.
41in (104 cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Ex-collection of John K. Pugh
    Simon Kriger, Inc

    Exhibited:
    Formerly on long term loan to the Asian Arts and Culture Center at Towson State University, Towson, Maryland
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A monumental bronze Guanyin with silver wire inlay Qing Dynasty
A monumental bronze Guanyin with silver wire inlay Qing Dynasty
A monumental bronze Guanyin with silver wire inlay Qing Dynasty
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