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Lot 171. A large bronze figure of the seated Guanyin with inscription, China, early Ming dynasty; height 66 cm. Estimate CHF 25 000 / 35 000 (€ 20 830 / 29 170). Sold for CHF 29 300. Courtesy Koller. 

Remains of polychrome lacquer painting. Inscription: "Xin shi di zi ... nian xiang zhu zao" (Cast by the humble disciple ...). Old repairs.

Provenance: Belgian private collection, purchased in Brittany 1963. From the collection of the great adventurer René Madec (1736-1784) who fought for the Moghol empire and returned to France with many treasures from Asia.

Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM