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Ming, Wanli period Guanyin, bronze with lacquer gilding.

Ming, Wanli period Guanyin, bronze with lacquer gilding.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1700: Item # 1321405

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A bronze image of Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) in seated form. Remains of lacquer thick gilding. Later, fitted lotus base of carved and colored wood. Ming, Wanli period 1573–1615. Measurement: bronze figure H. 27 cm, W. 15,5 cm (without base); H. 33,5 cm with base. Condition: Fair with wear to gold, some casting errors at back of the head and back shoulders, a small piece of the crown in the right side is broken off same as tip of the right hand finger. The inside core has quite a lot of casting rests in the upper part/head.