Asian Art Auction

December 01, 2014

LOT 123
Massive Ivory Carved Figure of Guanyin, Circa 1940’s
  • Massive Ivory Carved Figure of Guanyin, Circa 1940’s
  • Massive Ivory Carved Figure of Guanyin, Circa 1940’s

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Massive Ivory Carved Figure of Guanyin, Circa 1940’s

Flanked by a pair of attendants, the decorously attired standing figure with principal hands held in front of the chest performing dharmachakra mudra while holding a vase, another set of arms raising a censer, all surrounded by eleven additional arms extending from behind holding various ritual objects, the figure raised on a lotus pod and tiered stand
height 38.8" — 98.5 cm.
incised four characters mark ‘da qing Qianlong’ to the base

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $10,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

This item contains material that is protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). Please review your country’s import and export laws before bidding on this item. Obtaining the appropriate permits is the responsibility of the client.

Provenance:

Chinese Ivory Carvings from an Edmonton Collection (Lots 123-127)

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory
Period: Ming