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PROPERTY FROM AN ITALIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A LARGE CARVED AND POLYCHROME WOOD FIGURE OF BODHISATTVA GUANYIN
MING DYNASTY OR LATER
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PROPERTY FROM AN ITALIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A LARGE CARVED AND POLYCHROME WOOD FIGURE OF BODHISATTVA GUANYIN
MING DYNASTY OR LATER
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Details & Cataloguing

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A LARGE CARVED AND POLYCHROME WOOD FIGURE OF BODHISATTVA GUANYIN
MING DYNASTY OR LATER
carved standing on an oval base, wearing a dhoti falling in shaped folds from the waist to the feet and a scarf around the neck and shoulders, the bare chest adorned with an elaborate necklace, the face with almond-shaped eyes and gentle smile beneath thick locks of hair pulled up into a high chignon and framed by a foliate tiara, traces of polychrome decoration
130 cm, 51 1/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

The result of RCD Lockinge Radiocarbon Dating Measurement Report no. RCD-8850 suggests a 95.4% probability that the wood dates between 1420 and 1619.

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