Lot 1309. A large silver-inlaid bronze figure of Guanyin, 19th century; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.
Shown standing with one hand positioned above the other, wearing long flowing robes and a cowl finely inlaid in silver, the hair drawn up into a topknot behind a crown, with silver bead urna and silver beads in the necklace, the back inlaid in silver wire with a Shisou mark.
Provenance: Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 20 November 1985, lot 253.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza