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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 683

    A CARVED SEATED BAMBOO FIGURE OF GUANYIN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED SEATED BAMBOO FIGURE OF GUANYIN
    19TH CENTURY
    The deity is carved with downcast eyes, her hair upswept into a top knot. Her belted robes fall about her body in loose folds and are open at the chest to reveal a necklace. She carries a scroll in her left hand and rosary beads in her right.
    8 7/8 in. (22 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private English Collection.
    Christie's Hong Kong, 31 March 1992, lot 939.