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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 300

    A CELADON-GLAZED GILT-DECORATED FIGURE OF GUANYIN

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

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    Estimate

    A CELADON-GLAZED GILT-DECORATED FIGURE OF GUANYIN
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    The bodhisattva is modelled with a crown and wears long flowing robes open at the chest to reveal jewellery. She is seated on a high base by a kneeling attendant. The hands, face and chest are highlighted in gilt.
    9 ¾ in. (25 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    DAY ONE: MORNING SESSION - 10.00 AM (LOTS 300-430 INCLUSIVE)
    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE KIERULFF FAMILY (LOTS 300-306 INCLUSIVE)

    This collection was acquired in the late 19th - early 20th century by two Danish businessmen, Peter Arnt Kierulff (1838-1909) and Hannibal Julius Kierulff (1858-1907), then by descent to the current owner.

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