Chinese blanc de Chine Guanyin standing with one hand raised, looking down at her boy attendant holding a book, wearing long ﬂowing robes extending to a cowl revealing a ﬂowerhead tiara above her detailed hairwork, with single strap necklace, all on a pierced rockwork base, covered in a rich cream glaze.
9 ¾ inches, 24.8 cm high.
Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640.
Available on request.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From an important French collection of a lady in Saint Cloud, France.
- A related Guanyin and attendant was sold by Sotheby’s London in their auction of Fine Chinese Export Porcelain, 23rd June 1981, no. 268.
- Published by Marchant in their exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 2014, no. 21, pp. 44-45.