Lot 1106. A Longquan celadon model of a shrine, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 9 3⁄4 in. (24.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 – USD 8,000. © Christie's 2022
The figure of Guanyin is left in the biscuit and shown seated on a cloth-draped ledge within a celadon-glazed grotto framed by leafy stems that rise towards further intertwined stems and the moon above, while two acolytes are shown standing below.
Property from the McLendon Collection.
Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York, September 2000.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022