AN IMPORTANT POLYCHROME PAINTED STUCCO FIGURE OF GUANYIN
150.000 € - 250.000 €
Description:China, Ming dynasty, 15th/16th ct.
H. 99 cm
Seated in lalitasana, wearing an embroidered dhoti, the shoulders covered with pleated bands, the face with a serene expression and half-closed eyes, the hair made up into a bun, covered by a tiara with a miniature depiction of Buddha Amitabha.
From a European private collection, acquired in the 1980s
Cf. with a counterpart from the same collection, sold at Sotheby's Paris, 12 June 2018, lot 184
Partially restored damage due to age, on a wood plank