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A DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
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A DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

17TH/18TH CENTURY

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A DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
17TH/18TH CENTURY
The Bodhisattva modelled seated in dhyanasana, with principal arms in dhyanamudra and uttarabodhi, the remaining fourteen arms outstreched and holding various emblems, including a bell, a flaming pearl and a lotus, wearing loose robes and jewellery and with a celestial scarf about her shoulders, her eyes half-closed in meditation, beneath her high elaborate diadem set on front with a figure of Amitabha Buddha,, all suported on a high lotus throne above swirling waves with a pair of dragons pursuing the flaming pearl, the reverse with the mark Pu yi yu ren
13 in. (33cm.) high
Provenance
R.H.R Palmer no. 220 Purchased from SPINK & SON in September 1929 for 225 pounds
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