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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 417

    AN IVORY SEATED FIGURE OF GUANYIN

    17TH-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IVORY SEATED FIGURE OF GUANYIN
    17TH-18TH CENTURY
    The seated deity wears a serene expression on her face and is carved draped in long flowing robes and beaded garlands, with her right leg raised.
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high


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