29 March 2006
A GREEN JADEITE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
The slender figure wearing long layered robes shown standing atop a large lotus surrounded by waves, holding a fruiting peach branch above her right shoulder and an amphora in her left hand, her face carved with a gentle expression and her hair drawn up into a tall topknot draped by a cowl, the semi-translucent stone of mottled green color with areas of apple green and russet
11 in. (28 cm.) high, wood stand and box
Yamanaka & Co., Inc.; Parke Bernet Galleries, 27 May 1944, lot 901.
Mrs. Henry W. Breyer, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania; Parke Bernet Galleries, 14 November 1963, lot 315.
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