Lot 91: BRONZE 'GUANYIN AND BUDDHIST LION' GROUP MING DYNASTY 32.5cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
BRONZE 'GUANYIN AND BUDDHIST LION' GROUP
the detachable figure of Guanyin shown seated in lalitasana on the back of a large Buddhist lion, with eyes downcast in meditation, the mythical beast standing foursquare with tail turned upward and mouth wide open
- Good overall condition with surface bruises and minor dents as consistent with age
- Thick encrustation to the interior as consistent with use as a censer
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The estate of the late Ellen Broun, Camseney, Aberfeldy.