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A famille rose figure of Guanyin. Early 19th century

The delicately enamelled deity seated on an elephant, holding an upright ruyi sceptre in her left hand, adorned in elaborate, brightly enamelled robes and jewellery, the serene face framed by hair swept up into a high chignon (finger chipped). 27.8cm (11in) high. - Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000

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