R8254

£8,500

Description

Chinese blanc de Chine Guanyin seated on a pierced rockwork throne in the position of royal ease, rajalalitasana, with hands in front of her raised right knee, wearing long flowing robes draped over the rockwork and extending to a cowl, her right foot exposed, wearing an elaborate lingzhi and jewelled necklace and ruyi-head tiara, covered in a cream glaze.

7 inches, 17.8 cm high.

Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640.

Condition

Available on request.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • From the collection of Patrick Huth Jackson (1922-2009).
  • A similar Guanyin, from The Hickley Collection, Singapore, is illustrated by Rose Kerr & John Ayers in Blanc de Chine, Porcelain from Dehua, no. 5.
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