A very rare Qingbai seated figure of Guanyin, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3131. A very rare Qingbai seated figure of Guanyin, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$400,000 - HK$600,000 ($51,735 - $77,602). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

The smiling figure is shown seated with one leg pendent on a rock base, wearing loosely draped robes falling open in front to expose his chest. His left hand is holding a flower pot and the left hand holding a flower head. The base is covered with a glaze of pale blue tone, except for the figure which is reserved in the biscuit. 7 in. (18 cm.) high, box

Christie's. CLASSICAL CHINESE ART FROM THE SUI TO THE SONG DYNASTIES, 1 June 2016, Convention Hall