24 September 2020
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A VERY RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF WHITE-ROBED GUANYIN
CHINA, MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY
The deity finely cast seated in rajalilasana (royal ease) wearing a long flowing scarf, a beaded necklace, and loose robes that spread gracefully around the figure seated on a mat of leaves that forms the base
10 1/8 in. (25.6 cm.) high
Ettington Collection, Jerusalem.
Dr. and Mrs. Otto Schneid Collection, Haifa.
Dr. and Mrs. A. L. Ofseyer Collection, Ontario, Canada.
Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, Inc., New York 5 November 1977, lot 40.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.
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