• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1309

    A LARGE SILVER-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE SILVER-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
    19TH CENTURY
    Shown standing with one hand positioned above the other, wearing long flowing robes and a cowl finely inlaid in silver, the hair drawn up into a topknot behind a crown, with silver bead urna and silver beads in the necklace, the back inlaid in silver wire with a Shisou mark
    22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 20 November 1985, lot 253.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property From a Private West Coast Collection