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A LARGE STUCCO AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED WOOD SCULPTURE OF GUANYIN

PROPERTY FROM THE JOHN R. YOUNG COLLECTION

A LARGE STUCCO AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED WOOD SCULPTURE OF GUANYIN

A LARGE STUCCO AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED WOOD SCULPTURE OF GUANYIN

A LARGE STUCCO AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED WOOD SCULPTURE OF GUANYIN

木雕灰泥加彩觀音坐像


modern stucco stand (2)


Height of sculpture 54 in., 137.2 cm

Splits, cracks and minor losses to the wood figure, including breaks to fingers, a split at the base now stabilized with another small piece of wood, and an old chip out and restuck. Possible sections of repainting. Wear to surface. Please note this piece has not been examined under UV light.


木雕有端裂、裂痕及小失。手指有斷,底座原有端裂現已用一小木塊加固,並有一舊磕經重新粘黏。部分可能重新漆彩。表面有使用痕跡。請注意,此件並未於紫光燈下檢視。


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Collection of John R. Young (1921-2013), and thence by descent.