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Carved Wood Figure of Guanyin

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2927B
Lot:
587
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Carved Wood Figure of Guanyin, China, 20th century, seated cross-legged on a three-tier lotus throne, holding a bottle in both of her hands with her palms up, incised details and gilt, a rectangular wooden peg inserted into a hole in the back (partially broken), ht. 20 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

cracks to wood, heavy surface dirt, peg in the back (now broken).


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Bodhisattvas, Guanyin, Mahayana, Taoism

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