Superb Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Bodhisattva Guanyin Buddha Statue
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Superb Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Bodhisattva Guanyin Buddha Statue:
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OUTSTANDING MING DYNASTY CHINESE
BRONZE GUANYIN BUDDHA STATUE
The bodhisattva cast seated in dhyanasana with the right hand holding the end of a willow stem and the left hand holding a cup, dressed in finely cast, loose, flowing robes open at the chest revealing elaborate jewelry, the cuffs and borders of the robes incised with floral borders, the figure's face with downcast eyes, the hair dressed in knotted plaits and topknot, with elongated earlobes suspending ornate earrings, the elaborate tiara centered by a figure of Amitabha Buddha. Traces of red-colouring and gilt. Measures 11 inches (28 cm), weighs 3.645 kg (8 lb).
Compare to a similar statue of Guanyin recently saleed at Christie's
Compare to a similar statue of Guanyin recently saleed at Christie's Provenance:
consigned from a private estate of late Cpl, reputably brought to New Jersey from Asia during WW1
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