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Lot 53: LARGE GILT AND BLUE GLAZED PORCELAIN GUANYIN
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: This stately GuanYin statue with resplendent, smiling, peaceful face and radiant. Adorned with many attractive silks and jewels. A high bun embed with a muni orb, elongated earlobes braided hair hanging to shoulder level, and long slim eyes. A silk belt is draped over the figure body, and wraps around both shoulders. A pendant hangs across the chest. The right arm is held chest high, with hands in Shuni-mudra gesture, giving patience, while holding a willow branch; with left hand resting on her lap, holding the vase of blessing pure water. Seated cross-legged in full lotus position upon double lotus throne. The robes hand-painted in reverse painting design, deep cobalt blue under glazed adorned with gilt overglaze of various auspicious motifs. This GuanYin statue exudes a magnificent aura and an enticing visual appeal.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 20-1/8" H
Date: Qing Dynasty