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Lot 38: A VERY FINE BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN WITH IMPRESSED "HE CHAOZONG YIN" SEAL.
December 10, 2016
St. Louis, MO, USALive Auction
A VERY FINE BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN WITH IMPRESSED "HE CHAOZONG YIN" SEAL.
China, mid to late 18th century, porcelain. Draped in flowing robes and wearing a ruyi crown and necklace and seated in royal ease upon pockmarked rocks. Highly detailed with intact fingers and toes, thickly cast and glazed all over in creamy white. Two marks impressed to back, a double gourd reading "dehua," and seal stamp reading "He Chaozong Yin." 14.5"h. 4.25"w. 3.5"d.
For reference, see Victoria & Albert Museum C.548-1910
No visible cracks or repairs, overall excellent condition. Some dirt/dust accumulation in crevices.
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