Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin seated on a raised rockwork throne, wearing long robes extending to a cowl, resting her hand on her raised right knee, wearing a jewelled necklace and elaborate floral scroll tiara, covered in a cream glaze.

9 1/8 inches, 23.2 cm high.

Late Ming Dynasty, circa 1620.


Slightly polished on the collar, one finger tip retouched, chip restored on front base.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Published by Marchant in their exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 2014, no. 19
  • From the collection of Captain J. Meuldijk, The Netherlands.
  • A similar Guanyin from The Koger Collection, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, The State Art Museum of Florida, is illustrated by John Ayers in Blanc de Chine, Divine Images in Porcelain, 36, p. 85.