Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 295
Chinese Ivory Head of Guanyin, Circa 1920
  • Chinese Ivory Head of Guanyin, Circa 1920
  • Chinese Ivory Head of Guanyin, Circa 1920
  • Chinese Ivory Head of Guanyin, Circa 1920

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Chinese Ivory Head of Guanyin, Circa 1920

約1920年 牙雕觀音

With downcast eyes and a serene expression over her face, wearing an elaborately carved diadem featuring a seated Buddha, which encircles her chignon that is surmounted by a seated deity finial
height 8.8" — 22.4 cm.

Estimate $900-$1,100

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

A similar head of Guanyin was sold at Christie’s Amsterdam, September 21-22, 2010, lot 193 (part)

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory
Origin: China