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Lot 133: A carved ivory figure of Kannon by Nobuyoshi, 19th century
25 October 2016
Woollahra, AustraliaLive Auction
A carved ivory figure of Kannon by Nobuyoshi, 19th century
standing on a rockwork base, wearing long layered robes with wide sleeves and a narrow celestial scarf rising above her shoulders, her hair drawn into a high chignon set at the front with an elaborate tiara and adorned with pendant earrings and necklaces, a small glass bead inset on her forehead, holding a lotus flower in her left hand and an ambrosial vase in the right, the base marked Nobuyoshi saku
39 cm high