• For the Enjoyment of Scholars: auction at Christies

    Sale 2391

    For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 852

    AN IVORY FIGURE OF GUANYIN AND A CHILD

    LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IVORY FIGURE OF GUANYIN AND A CHILD
    LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Shown seated wearing full robes and holding a small boy with left arm extended
    7¼ in. (18.3 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Gerard Hawthorn Ltd., London, 2001.