A 'Dehua' 'Blanc-de-chine' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 334. A 'Dehua' 'Blanc-de-chine' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKDPhoto: Sotheby's

the well modelled deity depicted seated on a woven mat, dressed in a robe falling in thick folds and draped over legs folded to one side, with arms hidden and resting on a bent knee, hair drawn up in a chignon and secured with a scarf and ruyi-form ornaments, the gently bowed head turned to the left and with a serene expression; 22 cm., 8 5/8  in

ProvenanceA private Japanese collection.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015