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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 359

    A SMALL GILT-BRONZE ELEVEN-HEADED FIGURE OF AVALOKITESVARA

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL GILT-BRONZE ELEVEN-HEADED FIGURE OF AVALOKITESVARA
    18TH CENTURY
    The eight-armed deity is depicted standing with her primary hands held in namaskaramudra and the remaining arms outstretched in various mudras, some holding attributes. She is dressed in loose robes, adorned with turquoise-inset jewels and a celestial scarf draped over her shoulders.
    5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1980.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY