A FINE GILT WOOD FIGURE OF POSSIBLY GUANYIN
4.000 € - 6.000 €
Description:China, early Ming dynasty
H. 46,5 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a lotus base sculpted with one row of upturned petals, both hands clasped together in front of his chest, wearing dhoti fastened around the waist with a belt and falling down in pleats on his bare feet, cape draped around his shoulders, its streamers encircling both arms and touching the base, bejewelled, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, smiling lips, elongated earlobes, his hair combed backwards falling in two tresses along his shoulders and secured with a tiara.
Collection Dr. Rainer Kreissl (1924 - 2005) - Important South German private collection, collected before 1990 - Wear, partly chipped, minor losses and small repairs