Lot 86: GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY 21cm high
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
the bodhisattva shown seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne, the right hand held in abhaya-mudra, the gesture of fearlessness, wearing ornate robes and a high crown centred by an image of Amitabha Buddha
- Good overall appearance
- Rubbing to gilt in places
- Figure was probably holding a sceptre which is now lacking
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