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A gilt bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

Estimate
500 000 - 600 000 SEK
43 800 - 52 600 EUR
45 600 - 54 700 USD
Hammer price
Unsold
Purchasing info
For condition report contact specialist
Cecilia Nordström
Stockholm
Cecilia Nordström
Head Specialist Asian Ceramics and Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02
A gilt bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

Cast seated in dhyanasana with right hand holding the end of a willow stem and the left hand holding a cup, dressed in loose, flowing robes with chased floral borders, the contemplative face framed by the knotted plaits and elongated earlobes suspending ornate earrings, the elaborate openwork tiara centered by a figure of Amitabha Buddha. Height 33 cm. Wooden stand accompanies the piece.

Wear to gilding. Crown with some damage.

Provenance

Purchased at antique store in Stockholm in the 1970's by a Swedish Collector.