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Large Chinese Gilt Bronze Statue of Guanyin, Ming
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A large Chinese gilt bronze statue of Guanyin dating from the Ming dynasty with an old, hardwood stand. Guanyin is seated in dhyanasana with her hands in dhyana mudra. She wears earrings, necklaces, and a hooded robe with borders incised with lotus tracery. Beneath her red-painted hood, Guanyin wears a crown decorated with one figure of Buddha.

Please note that there is a $15,000 authorization required to bid on this lot, and NO ONLINE BIDDING will be accepted. To bid on this lot, please contact us at accounting@oakridgeauctiongallery.com to register to bid on this lot.

Dimensions are: 20 inches tall X 15 inches wide, 50.8 cm X 38.1 cm. Weight: 21650 grams. All measurements are approximate.

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Condition: There is significant wear to the gilt and paint. There are multiple areas of repair to the front of the statue as well as small losses to the back and shoulder.

Provenance: From Dr. Lobelson in San Diego, California. Dr. Lobelson is a retired physician and has been collecting for over 50 years. These items were acquired over 30 years ago.

Reference: A similar large gilt-lacquered bronze Guanyin was sold at Christie's New York on September 18, 2014, as lot 1028. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a large gilt bronze Guanyin holding a bottle under the collection number 12.37.160. 見紐約大都會博物館藏銅鎏金觀音坐像一件,館藏編號12.37.160 。類例見佳士得紐約2014年9月18日拍賣,拍品號1028。
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Large Chinese Gilt Bronze Statue of Guanyin, Ming

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000
Mar 13, 2021
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Starting Price $7,500
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0282: Large Chinese Gilt Bronze Statue of Guanyin, Ming

Sold for $67,500
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Est. $15,000 - $25,000Starting Price $7,500
Spring Fine Asian Art & Antiques, Day 1
Mar 13, 2021 10:00 AM EST
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Lot 0282 Details

Description
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A large Chinese gilt bronze statue of Guanyin dating from the Ming dynasty with an old, hardwood stand. Guanyin is seated in dhyanasana with her hands in dhyana mudra. She wears earrings, necklaces, and a hooded robe with borders incised with lotus tracery. Beneath her red-painted hood, Guanyin wears a crown decorated with one figure of Buddha.

Please note that there is a $15,000 authorization required to bid on this lot, and NO ONLINE BIDDING will be accepted. To bid on this lot, please contact us at accounting@oakridgeauctiongallery.com to register to bid on this lot.

Dimensions are: 20 inches tall X 15 inches wide, 50.8 cm X 38.1 cm. Weight: 21650 grams. All measurements are approximate.

High resolution images can be found here



Condition: There is significant wear to the gilt and paint. There are multiple areas of repair to the front of the statue as well as small losses to the back and shoulder.

Provenance: From Dr. Lobelson in San Diego, California. Dr. Lobelson is a retired physician and has been collecting for over 50 years. These items were acquired over 30 years ago.

Reference: A similar large gilt-lacquered bronze Guanyin was sold at Christie's New York on September 18, 2014, as lot 1028. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a large gilt bronze Guanyin holding a bottle under the collection number 12.37.160. 見紐約大都會博物館藏銅鎏金觀音坐像一件,館藏編號12.37.160 。類例見佳士得紐約2014年9月18日拍賣,拍品號1028。

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