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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 549

    A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AN ELEVEN-HEADED AVALOKITESVARA

    18TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AN ELEVEN-HEADED AVALOKITESVARA
    18TH CENTURY
    With eight arms, shown standing upright on a double lotus pedestal, the principal hands clasped in front, dressed in loosely draped scarves and a glass-inlaid dhoti tied at the waist, the long sashes rippling upwards at the ends
    6 15/16 in. (17.6 cm.) high, box


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