A bronze figure of Guanyin. Ming dynasty, 17th century

A bronze figure of Guanyin. Ming dynasty, 17th century

Seated in maharajalila on a rock, the left foot resting on a lotus flower, the right holding a pearl, the left hand held in mudra, wearing an ornate diadem with a central figure of Amitabha, ear hangings and a necklace with strands of beads on her chest, to her left on a rock the amrita flask and (formerly) a parrot, on the rocky pedestal a small qilin looks upward while the acolytes Longnü and Shancai with a book stand at the corners. Remains of gilded brownish-red lacquer. Damage to the pedestal and old restoration.
Height 43.8 cm

明十七世紀 銅觀音菩薩坐像

Provenance

Private collection, The Netherlands

Lot 326 Dα

Estimate:
15.000 € - 20.000 €

Result:
24.800 €