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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 57

    A CARVED SOAPSTONE SEATED FIGURE OF GUANYIN

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED SOAPSTONE SEATED FIGURE OF GUANYIN
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Modelled seated with the hands resting on the raised right knee, wearing long flowing robes incised with dragon roundels and cloud scrolls, the hair swept backwards tied in two tails and the face with a serene expression, the stone of a creamy light green tone
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Harold A. Hartog Collection