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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 546

    A HARDSTONE-INLAID GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A HARDSTONE-INLAID GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
    18TH CENTURY
    The goddess of Mercy shown standing with hands crossed atop a separate lotus base, wearing a necklace inlaid with coral and turquoise beads, and layered robes, the long outer robe wrapped around the body and also drawn up over the high topknot centered by a seated figure of Amitabha Buddha set above garlands of inlaid beaded chains that fall to the hairline
    13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high, Japanese wood box


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