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A soapstone figure of Guanyin

17th century

Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 USD
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26
A soapstone figure of Guanyin

17th century

Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York

A soapstone figure of Guanyin

17th century

the standing deity dressed in long flowing robes finely incised overall with detached cloud swirls and scrolling lotus along the hems, holding a scroll in one hand while clutching her garment with the other, her face framed by a cowl and high chignon, set atop a pierced rockwork base, in red soapstone
Quantity: 2
9 1/2 in., 24.3 cm
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Provenance

Warren E. Cox, New York.

Catalogue Note

The present figure is remarkable for its exquisitely carved details.  Compare a similar soapstone figure of Guanyin sold in our London rooms, 19th June 2002, lot 90.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York