• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 139

    A BRONZE MODEL OF GUANYIN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZE MODEL OF GUANYIN, 18TH CENTURY
    the serene figure modelled seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, wearing a high partially gilt crown and hanging beaded jewellery -- 10½in. (26.2cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Bs 26); acquired by the father of the present owner in 1920s and then inherited in 1957.