Lot 915. A large painted wood figure of a seated bodhisattva, Ming-Qing dynasty, 17th-19th century; 38 ¼ in. (97.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.
Shown seated in rajalilasana with the right arm resting on the raised right knee while the left supports the weight of the figure, wearing a necklace, loosely draped shawl and scarves over the shoulder and arms and around the torso, the head set with a tiara with tall central ornament that partially obscures the high chignon.
Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1967.
Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New York, 24 September 2020