A Dehua seated Guanyin and attendants, 17th-early 18th century

A Dehua seated Guanyin and attendants, 17th-early 18th century. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,600). Photo: Bonhams.

In her incarnation of Songzi, Giver of Children, the crowned deity sits on a rockwork plinth holding a child and flanked by a book and an amphora resting on rocky outcroppings above her attendants Longnu and Shancai flanking two dragon fish emerging from waves, the serene deity in deep contemplation. 13 1/4in (33.6cm) high

Provenancecircular label of S. Marchant and Sons adhered to reverse

Property from a Pennsylvania Collection

Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 13 Oct 2015 10:00 PDT, SAN FRANCISCO