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A RARE GILT-BRONZE STANDING FIGURE OF AN ACUOYE GUANYIN

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Schätzpreis: 2.000.000 $ - 3.000.000 $
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A RARE GILT-BRONZE STANDING FIGURE OF AN ACUOYE GUANYIN CHINA, YUNNAN, DALI KINGDOM, 12TH CENTURY The tall, slender figure shown standing with right hand raised in vitarkamudra and left held in varadamudra , the long hair drawn up into a tall coiffure ( jatamukuta ) bound by a band and elaborately dressed in twisted cords falling in loops around and flanking a central seated image of Amitabha Buddha and falling to the shoulders behind the earring-hung ears, wearing a jeweled necklace and arm bands and a floret-decorated belt worn above the waist and the top of the dhoti secured by a knotted sash, the upper back with a rectangular opening and the back of the upper legs with a square casting patch 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high, lacquered softwood base Provenance Private Collection, United States, acquired in Tokyo in 1946. The property of a gentleman; Christie’s New York, 6 November 1980, lot 209. Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Galaxie Art and Gift Company, Hong Kong, 1989. The Irving Collection, no. 1949.

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