A lacquer-gilt bronze figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate 8,000 —12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s
the figure seated in lalitasana on a qilin on a lotus base, the right hand holding a scroll, wearing long flowing robes and ornate pendant body jewellery, the face with a serene expression, the elaborate openwork tiara, centred with a figure of Amitabha Buddha; 19.8cm, 7¾in.
Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM