33. M5310



Chinese famille verte biscuit porcelain sancai model of a Guanyin, seated with her right leg raised, wearing an apple-green glazed robe, with aubergine cowl, holing two lotus-leaf branches and a bottle vase with leaf sprays, the unglazed base with muslin marks from the firing.

7 ⅝ inches, 19.3 cm high.

Kangxi, 1662-1722


Provenance & Additional Information


  • From an important French private collection formed between 1924 and 1941.
  • Purchased from Leon Wannieck, 1 Rue George, Paris, 30th November 1930.
  • A famille verte biscuit Guanyin with her legs crossed under her robes is illustrated by Wang Qingzheng in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, 151, pp. 232/3.


Right-hand forefinger restored, lotus leaf chips and flower ends restored.