Asian Art Online Auction

August 25, 2016

LOT 145

Lot 145

Two Figures of Guanyin, Early 20th Century

Two Figures of Guanyin, Early 20th Century
Lot 145 Details
Two Figures of Guanyin, Early 20th Century

the larger of dyed buffalo horn, the other of resin
tallest height 6.5" — 16.5 cm.
the larger with a Christie’s sticker to the base

Estimate $100-$200

Realised: $60
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Christie’s, June 13, 1996, lot 325 (buffalo horn)


wear consistent with age

LOT 145

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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