A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century1

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century2

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century3

Lot 187. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Height 11 3/4  in., 29.8 cmEstimate 14,000 — 18,000 USD. Lot sold 17,500 USD. © Sotheby's.

modeled seated on rockwork, wearing long-sleeved robes falling in graceful folds open at the chest revealing a lotus pendant necklace, both hands resting on the right knee with an alms bowl in one hand, the face with downcast eyes and benign expression, framed by two knotted tresses on the shoulders.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013