19 - 20 September 2013
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION
A LARGE KESI PANEL
The panel is woven in subtle shades of red, grey, brown and green with a scene of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara seated on a lotus leaf rising from waves in front of a rock, with a pine tree and bamboo behind. A female attendant approaches from behind, and a small boy in the foreground raises his arms in reverence to the goddess. The scene is set against a taupe-colored background with details painted in black.
51¼ x 29½ in. (130.2 x 74.8 cm.)
Acquired in New York, 1985.
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