• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    A blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, 18th Century

    Price Realised  


    A blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, 18th Century
    the finely moulded figure modelled seated with one leg beneath the other in a position of Royal Ease, her right hand resting on the raised knee, her left arm leaning on a small console supported by three mythical beast head feet, holding a ruyi in her outstretched left hand, her graceful face bearing a gentle expression with eyes downcast, adorned with loose robes falling into naturalistic well-defined folds, slightly parted at the chest revealing a ruyi pendant, impressed gourd-shaped sealmark of He Chaozong -- 8.in. (20.3 cm.) high, box.

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium