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Large Blanc-de-chine Figure of Guanyin

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Large Blanc-de-chine Figure of Guanyin, China, the deity depicted standing wearing flowing robes, holding a lotus flower in one hand, the other raised, on a base in the form of a mythical being's face in the waves, impressed He Chaozong mark on reverse, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

trace of a repair to veil, heavy surface dirt and stain.


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Keywords

China, Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Dehua porcelain, Guanyin, He Chaozong, Indian religions, Mahayana, Nelumbo nucifera, Padma, Religion, Taoism

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