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A FINE CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN
3.000 € - 5.000 €
Description:China, early Ming dynasty
H. 38,5 cm
Seated in rajalilasana on a rock, her right lower arm missing, the left hand elegantly placed behind her on the base, wearing various garments including an underskirt tied around the waist with a ribbon, mantle covering both shoulders and falling in pleats down her legs and the base, her face is displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, smiling lips, elongated earlobes, her hair combed in a chignon and covered with a veil falling down her shoulders, the reverse with a covered oval cavity for relics, traces of gilt-lacquer.
From a German private collection, owned since the 1980s
Minor damages due to age, losses