19 September 2007
A BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Well modeled with delicate features and shown seated on a woven mat, her hands resting atop the right thigh hidden within the graceful folds of her loose robes that are pulled up in back to form a cowl covering her hair, which is worn in a coiled topknot, covered in a glaze of ivory tone
9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high
European Private Collection.
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