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.