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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 494

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN AND CHILD

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN AND CHILD
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Shown seated on a tall rocky outcrop with her right leg crossed over her left under her long, flowing robes, a jeweled lotus-form necklace spanning the chest, her long hair pulled back into two long braids, each tied in a knot and trailing down her shoulders, holding a young boy seated on her lap with head turned to the left looking up as he grasps at her sleeve, the glaze of a creamy-yellow tone
    11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high


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    A similar, though smaller (9¼ in. high), 17th century figure of Guanyin seated on rockwork holding a young boy, was included in the exhibition Blanc De Chine, S. Marchant and Son, 2006, p. 41, no. 20.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim