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A Dehua-figurine 'Puxian on an elephant'. China, 19th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911).. Photo Auktionshaus Stahl

White porcelain (Blanc-de-Chine). Tall figurine of Bodhisattva Samantabhadra (Puxian) in a flowing robe riding on an elephant. The right hand holding a ruyi-sceptre, the left hand raised for a peaceful gesture (Abhaya mudra). Next to him on the wave-base with lotus-leaves an acolyte, standing on a lotus-flower. Dehua-seal and artist's mark ('He Chaozong'). Verso a fine fissure to the base. H. 50,5 cm. Lot 714. Estimation : 1 500 €

 Auktionshaus Stahl. Samedi 21 avril 2012. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087 Hamburg. Tel. +49 40 34 34 71