Lot 516. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 22.2 cm, 8 3/4 in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 687,500 HKD (78,343 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.
depicted seated with legs crossed, with arms folded beneath the voluminous folds of a long robe opening at the chest revealing a beaded necklace, the face with a serene expression, with hair piled up into an elaborate chignon under a hood, zitan stand.
Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999).
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 18th November 1986, lot 112.