A BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
3.000 € - 5.000 €
Description:China, Ming dynasty
H. 36,5 cm (o.S.)
Seated with legs crossed, both hands resting in dhyanamudra on her lap, wearing various garments including a skirt tied around the waist with a belt and mantle covering both shoulders and legs, bejewelled, her face displaying.a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, incised urna at the forehead originally set with a precious stone, smiling lips, elongated earlobes decorated with ear-ornaments and her hair combed in a chignon secured with an openwork tiara set to the front with a minute figure of Buddha. Wood stand.
Old North German private collection, collected from the 1970s until 2002
Few small restorations