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A POLYCHROME-PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN, MING DYNASTY

A POLYCHROME-PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN, MING DYNASTY
China, 1368-1644. Seated in dhyanasana, her right hand in varada mudra, her left in vitarka mudra, wearing loose robes open at the chest to reveal an elaborate necklace, the face with a benevolent expression beneath the hair piled up into a high chignon behind a foliate tiara enclosing a small Amithaba Buddha.

Provenance: From the collection of Godfried Wauters, who has been active in the Belgian trade for over 40 years. He has built a substantial art collection including Chinese and Buddhist sculptures, significantly expanding on the collection already built by his late father Gustaaf Wauters (1905-1992).
Condition: Condition commensurate with age. Extensive wear to pigments, old repairs and touchups, age cracks, losses, minor chips and scratches.

Weight: 10.3 kg
Dimensions: Height 76 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a related figure of Guanyin, 115 cm high, dated 16th-17th century, at Bonhams London in Fine Chinese Art on 12 May 2016, lot 236, sold for GBP 20,000.

明代彩繪木雕觀音坐像
中國,1368-1644年。觀音結跏趺坐,右手施與愿印,左手安慰印。菩薩面相飽滿、神色安詳,雙唇微啟,意態閒適自在。雙目輕闔垂視,其髮髻工整,梳高髻,中央有一尊化佛像。

來源:Godfried Wauters收藏, 他在比利時古玩市場活躍了 40 多年。他建立了包括中國和佛教雕塑在內的大型藝術收藏,大大擴展了他已故父親Gustaaf Wauters(1905-1992)已經建立的收藏品。
品相:狀況與年齡相稱,顏料廣泛磨損、修補、老化裂縫、缺損、輕微的碎屑和劃痕。

重量:10.3 公斤
尺寸:高76 厘米

拍賣結果比較:比較一件相近的觀音像,高115 厘米,十六至十七世紀,見倫敦邦翰思Fine Chinese Art 2016年5月12日 lot 236, 售價GBP 20,000

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A POLYCHROME-PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN, MING DYNASTY

Estimate 4 000 - 8 000 EUR

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For sale on Wednesday 29 Jun - 10:00 (CEST)
vienna, Austria
Galerie Zacke
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