15 - 16 March 2015
A SILVER WIRE-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
The seated figure is cast with a serene countenance suggesting tranquil contemplation, her hair worn in an elegant topknot, with right elbow resting on a stand adorned with an animal mask, and a scroll held in her left hand. Her long robes fall in graceful folds, and are inlaid in silver with a design of swirling clouds, and a Shisou mark on the back.
13 5/8 in. (36.4 cm.) high, wood stand
Warren Imports, Laguna Beach, California, 1990s.
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