8 November 2005,
Price realised GBP 1,920
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A BLANC DE CHINE 'GUANYIN IN GROTTO' GROUP
The goddess modelled seated at royal ease, holding a ruyi sceptre in her left hand and leaning on a three-legged stool, all within a rocky grotto with overhanging canopy, a bird perched at one side and a bottle vase at the other, minor restoration
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, wood stand
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With P. C. Lu, Hong Kong.
Specialist Carleigh Queenth discusses the Sèvres porcelain service treasured by successive generations of the Rockefeller family