A glazed earthenware figure of Guanyin, late Ming dynasty

Lot 780. A glazed earthenware figure of Guanyin, late Ming dynasty. H. 42,5 cm. Sold: 1,700 (Est: €1,000 - €1,500). © 2021 Nagel Auctions

Seated in rajalilasana on a lotus rising from the primordial waters flanked by a pair of worshippers, her right hand resting on the raised knee, the left holding the flask, wearing various garments including a wide-sleeved mantle, her face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes and her hair combed in a chignon secured with a tiara. 

Provenance: Former property from an old Dutch private collection.

Nagel Auction. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part II, Stuttgart, 24 June 2021