22 mai 2019

A large gilt-lacquered wood figure of Guanyin and boy, 17th-18th century

Lot 170. A large gilt-lacquered wood figure of Guanyin and boy, 17th-18th century; 114.3cm (45in) high. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000. Sold for £ 37,562 (€ 42,874). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The Goddess of Mercy and giver of sons seated in the relaxed posture of royal ease, with her right hand resting on her raised right knee, a child sitting on her left knee, wearing long flowing robes over her shoulders, tied at the chest, the face with a serene expression, flanked by pendulous ears, the hair arranged in a high... [Lire la suite]