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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEANETTE CURUBY

A BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
LATE SONG / EARLY YUAN DYNASTY, 13TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
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543

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEANETTE CURUBY

A BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
LATE SONG / EARLY YUAN DYNASTY, 13TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
LATE SONG / EARLY YUAN DYNASTY, 13TH CENTURY
cast seated in lalitasana with right arm resting on the right knee and left arm supported on a bolster and holding a 'pearl', wearing a sanghati, antaravasaka, elaborate jewelry and foliate tiara centered by the figure of Amitabha Buddha above the full face with downcast eyes, the pierced rockwork base with a monkey, dragon and ox gazing upward towards the deity, wood stand (2)
Height 10 1/4  in., 26 cm
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Provenance

Acquired in Boston 1940-1960s, and thence by descent.

Catalogue Note

A similar example dated Song dynasty, 13th century, but with attendants in place of the monkey and ox, is illustrated in The Crucible of Compassion and Wisdom: Special Exhibition Catalog of the Buddhist Bronzes from the Nitta Group Collection at the National Palace Museum, Taipei, 1987, pl. 104.

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