THE PROPERTY OF THE ESTATE OF THE VON OPEL FAMILY (LOTS 415-430, 577-579, 581-585, 589-591 AND 599-600)
A Japanese gilt-wood figure of Kannon
Circa 16th Century
Standing in samabhanga, his right hand down in a form of vitarkamudra, his left hand originally holding a lotus-flower, clad in dhoti, a cape draped over his shoulders, the face with serene expression, head topped with various heads
135 cm. high
Acquired by Dr. Georg von Opel (1912-1971), Germany.