Blanc de Chene Figure of Guanyin 17th Century
Blanc de Chene Figure of Guanyin 17th Century
Blanc de Chene Figure of Guanyin 17th Century
Blanc de Chene Figure of Guanyin 17th Century

Blanc de Chene Figure of Guanyin 17th Century

1640 to 1680 China

Offered by Richard Peters Antiques

£55,000 gbp
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This magnificent dehua figure of Guanyin is attributed to Hui Jiang. The goddess of mercy is kneeling on a tall rockwork plinth. The body draped in long cascading robes opening at the chest to reveal a pendant. The hair coiled up in to chignon and fastened with a tiara and hairpin. Her serene face with a small urna and peaceful. Downcast eyes the left hand holding a small scroll, woodstand, fitted box.
Although this figure is unmarked the face, hair, robe and rockwork bare a strong resemblance to a Blanc-de-Chine sculpture of Guanyin by Hui Jiang, illustrated by P J Donnelly in Blanc de Chine, New York, 1969, pl.82.
One tip to finger repaired.
Dimensions
Height 32.00 cm (12.60 inches)
Stock Code
5018
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