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A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century | 明十六/十七世紀 鎏金銅觀音坐像

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Estimate:

20,000 - 25,000 GBP

Property from an Italian Private Collection

A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century | 明十六/十七世紀 鎏金銅觀音坐像

A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century | 明十六/十七世紀 鎏金銅觀音坐像

Estimate:

20,000 - 25,000 GBP

Lot sold:

40,320

GBP

Property from an Italian Private Collection

A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara

Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century

明十六/十七世紀 鎏金銅觀音坐像


seated in dhyanasana on a lotus base, the right hand raised holding a stem of lotus and left hand holding a cup, dressed in loose robes elaborately decorated with floral borders, wearing bejewelled necklaces around the chest, the face with a serene expression 

Height 32.2 cm, 12¾ in.

The figure has light scratchers and rubbing to the gilding and would benefit from a sympathetic clean. The top section of the lotus held in the right hand is missing. The base is open.

中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。有輕微劃痕,鎏金有磨損,經悉心清理可改善。右手所持蓮花頂部缺失。封底已開。


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby’s is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


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雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Acquired by Giuseppe Domenico Musso (1878-1940), an Italian lawyer and businessman active in Shanghai in the early 20th century.

In the family by descent. 

於上世紀初由意大利籍律師/商人Giuseppe Domenico Musso (1878-1940)得於上海,此後家族傳承