Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Sydney L. Moss Ltd. Sydney L. Moss Ltd 珍藏中國晚期銅器
April 22, 07:57 AM GMT
150,000 - 200,000 HKD
Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Sydney L. Moss Ltd.
A gilt-red lacquer bronze figure of Guanyin
Yuan – Early Ming dynasty
Sydney L. Moss Ltd 珍藏中國晚期銅器
cast seated in lalitasana on a recumbent lion, with her right arm resting on her right knee, all supported on a base cast in the form of jagged rockwork, the right hand holding a scroll, the serene face with a downcast gaze and a meditative expression, flanked by ears adorned with embellished earrings, all below a large crown atop her head, dressed in a shawl and dhoti and adorned with a bejewelled necklace, the animal turning its head upwards to look at the figure above, the gilt-lacquered two-toned surface with a rich attractive patina, the back of the base incised with an indistinct donor's inscription
Sotheby’s London, 12th March 1982, lot 131.
Collection of Ulrich Hausmann.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th October 2014, lot 3369.