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Lot 88: A RARE CARVED WOOD HEAD OF GUANYIN

Asian Works of Art

by Arcimboldo

December 8, 2016

Prague 1, Czech Republic

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  • A RARE CARVED WOOD HEAD OF GUANYIN
  • A RARE CARVED WOOD HEAD OF GUANYIN
  • A RARE CARVED WOOD HEAD OF GUANYIN
  • A RARE CARVED WOOD HEAD OF GUANYIN
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Description: The head is carved in the round from a single trunk section, the full face with straight nose flanked by wide arched brows above heavily lidded eyes, the lips gently indented to provide a benevolent expression, the features all framed by pendulous ears and neatly-dressed hair, pulled up beneath an elaborate tiered crown, centered with a round mirror and decorated with polychrome.
China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Height 49 cm.

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