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A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF GUANYIN, 18TH CENTURY
十八世紀鎏金觀音銅像

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Lot details

China. Seated with legs crossed in dhyanasana on a lotus base with beaded rim, the hands in vitarkamudra, dressed in loose robes elaborately decorated with floral borders and opening at the chest to reveal a floral necklace, the face with downcast eyes framed by elongated earlobes suspending moveable circular earrings, the hair tied into a high chignon and partly covered by a cowl. The open base with three clips.

Provenance
: Dutch trade.
Condition: Very good condition with some old wear and minor casting flaws, few small losses, nicks and dents. The base unsealed.

Weight: 166.5 g
Dimensions: Height 12 cm

Expert’s note: Note the moveable ribbed earrings, a feature which is rather uncommon and thus should be considered rare.

Auction result comparison:
Type: Related
Auction: Christie’s London, 11 November 2011, lot 1481
Price: GBP 28,750 or approx. EUR 40,100 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A gilt bronze figure of Guanyin, 18th century
Expert remark: Compare the related pose and fine incision work. Note the slightly larger size (15.5 cm).

Auction result comparison:
Type: Related
Auction: Sotheby’s Paris, 10 December 2019, lot 148
Price: EUR 16,250 or approx. EUR 17,000 adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty
Expert remark: Compare the related pose and fine incision work. Note the slightly larger size (15.6 cm).



十八世紀鎏金觀音銅像
中國。觀音雙腿交叉盤坐於聯珠蓮花座上,手結安慰印;頂戴化佛冠,髮髻披衣巾,身著開襟袍服,頸部佩戴瓔珞;雙眼微垂,佩戴耳環。底座未密封。

來源:荷蘭古玩交易。
品相:狀況極好,有一些磨損和輕微鑄造缺陷,小缺損、刻痕和凹痕。底座未密封。

重量:166.5 克
尺寸:高12 厘米

專家注釋:請注意耳環可活動,十分少見。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:相近
拍賣:倫敦佳士得,2011年11月11日,lot 1481
價格:GBP 28,750(相當於今日EUR 40,100
描述:十八世紀鎏金觀音銅像
專家評論:比較相近的姿勢和精緻雕刻。請注意尺寸較大(15.5 厘米)。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:相近
拍賣:巴黎蘇富比,2019年12月10日,lot 148
價格:EUR 16,250(相當於今日EUR 17,000
描述:明代鎏金銅觀音坐像
專家評論:比較相近的姿勢和精緻雕刻。請注意尺寸較大(15.6 厘米)。

 
 

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