• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 408

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Shown seated with hands hidden within the sleeves of the long robes drawn around her, with a ruyi necklace spanning the chest and a hairpin securing her topknot beneath a cowled shawl, the face with contemplative expression, the glaze of warm ivory tone, faintly impressed He Chaozhong mark on the back
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) high, wood stand, box


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Exhibited

    An Exhibition of Te Hua Porcelain, Art Gallery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, January - June 1975, no. 77.