7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A BRONZE MODEL OF GUANYIN, 17TH CENTURY
the serene figure seated in many layers of robes, the wide sleeves and hems incised with foliate motifs, wearing an ornate headdress, a phoenix displayed above her forehead, her hands hidden beneath fabric to her chest where she holds a circular covered bowl, with the remains of gilt decoration to her surface -- 11in. (28cm.) high, fitted wood stand.
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