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A HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A MULTI-ARMED GUANYIN

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Schätzpreis: 4.000.000 $ - 6.000.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 814, Aufrufe: 167

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A MULTI-ARMED GUANYIN CHINA, YUNNAN, DALI KINGDOM, 11TH-12TH CENTURY Finely cast as a tantric image of Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) with three eyes and four arms shown seated with legs pendent, the primary hands held in anjalimudra , the other pair resting on the knees, wearing an elaborate, openwork crown, as well as beaded necklaces and other jewelry, and a dhoti tied with a sash below the waist, with two large pierced rectangular tenons projecting either side of the un-gilded upper back 14 7/8 in. (38 cm.) high, stand Provenance The Pan-Asian Collection (Christian Humann, d. 1981), New York, by 1972. Alice Boney, New York, 1983. The Irving Collection, no. 871.

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The Irving Collection Evening Sale
Auktionsdatum: 20.03.2019
Adresse: Christie's
New York