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Gilt-bronze Statue of Guanyin

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Statue of Guanyin, China, possibly Ming dynasty, seated in dhyanasana, with her hands clasped one over the other with index fingers touching thumbs, wan character at chest, ht. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

old chips and repair to crown, gilt loss, trace of red paint to crown, surface dirt.



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Keywords

China, Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Goddesses, Guanyin, Indian religions, Mahayana, Pure Land Buddhism, Religion, Taoism

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