Lot 1028. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 22 in. (56 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 137,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 

The bodhisattva is shown seated in dhyanasana with hands held above the legs, and wearing layered robes, a beaded necklace, earrings, and a cowl that drapes over the high topknot centered by the figure of Amitabha Buddha, Japanese wood box.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 18 - 19 September 2014