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Lot 884. A large Dehua multi-armed figure of Doumu, 18th-19th century; 17¾ in. (45.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014

The eighteen-armed deity is seated on an elaborate lotus base with one pair of hands placed in her lap and one pair held in front of her chest in anjali mudra. The remaining arms radiate to the sides,with each hand holding an attribute. The figure has a serene expression and wears a bejewelled headdress. A four-character 'fisherman's mark' (bojiyuren) impressed mark is on the back.

Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza