15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A DEHUA FIGURE OF GUANYIN
The figure is shown seated with her right arm resting on a rock formation and her left arm holding a fly whisk. She wears a flowing, long robe, and her contemplative face is framed by knotted tresses trailing onto the shoulders and drawn up into a topknot. The reverse is impressed with a maker's mark, He Chaochun.
6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high, wood stand
Flora E. Whiting (1881-1971) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1971.
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