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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 57

    A BRONZE MODEL OF GUANYIN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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