Lot 19
  • 19

A DEHUA FIGURE OF GUANYIN QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate
25,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Description

  • PORCELAIN
  • 44 cm, 17 1/4  in.
seated in dhyanasana, the right hand in vitarkamudra, the left holding a ruyi sceptre, on a lotus base supported by a hexagonal plinth, impressed Puji Ruren mark

Provenance

Collection of Richard de la Mare, Much Hadham Hall, England. 
Sotheby's Much Hadham Hall sale, September 30th/1st October 1980.
Bonhams London, 5th November 2009, lot 230.

Catalogue Note

Richard de la Mare, collector of Chinese and Japanese porcelain was T.S. Elliott's publisher. He was the uncle of Sotheby's leading Chinese specialist Julian Thompson and introduced the latter to Chinese porcelain at an early age.
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