• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 261

    A WOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN

    YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368)

    Price Realised  

    A WOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN
    YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368)
    The bodhisattva shown seated in rajalilasana atop a rockwork base, wearing loose robes falling in graceful folds around the body, the right arm extended and resting atop the bent right knee draped with a scarf, the left arm resting against a ledge, with a beaded necklace spanning the chest and a tiara pinning the hair into an upswept chignon, the face carved with contemplative expression, traces of red pigment
    24 in. (61 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collection Dussurget, France.


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