796
796
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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796
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
the regal figure depicted seated in vajraparyankasana with the proper left hand holding a ceramic 'jewel' with traces of gilding, the raised hand in vitarka mudra, a cowl draped over the high jatamukata and embellished with a stone inlay above a small figure of Amitabha seated on a double lotus base, with heavy earrings and an elaborate necklace, the body clothed in a robe and dhoti with incised foliate borders, all raised on a double-lotus base
Height 9 7/8  in., 25 cm
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Provenance

Palm Springs Private Collection.

Catalogue Note

Compare another gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara in a cowl, and with similar casting of the facial features, attributed to the 17th century and sold in our London rooms, 10th November 2004, lot 574. 

Important Chinese Art

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