A rare imperial yellow silk damask panel of Avalokitesvara, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 106. A rare imperial yellow silk damask panel of Avalokitesvara, Yongle period (1403-1424). Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 99,680 - USD 149,520). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.

The panel is finely woven in yellow silk to depict Avalokitesvaraas the four-armed Shadakshari Lokeshvara, with the inner arms in anjalimudra. He is seated on an elaborate throne on top of a large lotus, set against a ground with clusters of floral sprays. 44 in. x 41 ½ in. (111.8 cm. x 105.5 cm.).

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street