3044
3044
A CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA
JAPAN, LATE HEIAN PERIOD
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 HKD
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3044
A CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA
JAPAN, LATE HEIAN PERIOD
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 HKD
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A CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA
JAPAN, LATE HEIAN PERIOD
depicted standing on a semi-hemispherical lotus pedestal supported on a splayed foot and stepped barbed base, the bodhisattva rendered with the left elbow bent and holding in the hand a removable lotus stem, portrayed clad in robes loosely draped over the body and revealing the chest, the expression rendered meditative and flanked by a pair of pendulous earlobes
47.5 cm, 18 5/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

See a similar Heian period wood figure of Avalokiteshvara of a slightly smaller size in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. 2002.447.2.

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