15 September 2016
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A DEHUA FIGURE OF GUANYIN
The figure is shown seated with her left arm resting on a prunus branch and her right arm holding a ruyi scepter, and wearing loose robes open at the chest to reveal a bejeweled necklace. Her hair is dressed in a knotted plait secured with a hairpin trailing down on either side of her shoulders. The back of the figure is impressed with a He Chaozong yin mark.
6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high, wood stand
Flora E. Whiting (1881-1971) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1971.
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