Lot 637. Large ivory figure of thousand-armed Guanyin on Lotus throne

Starting price:€ 8 000
Auction date:06.12.2017   14:00
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Lot 637Large ivory figure of thousand-armed Guanyin on Lotus throne
Large ivory figure of thousand-armed Guanyin on Lotus throne, CHINA, Chenghua four-character mark, late Qing/Republic period,
H. 44.8 cm
The Bodhisattva of mercy is wearing in this design, in each Hand one of his Emblemata, and a Armpaar stretches a smaller Buddha figure, toward the sky, the Pedestal below the Lotus throne, is with the stylized character 'fo' (Buddha) in tendrils form to run. Under the Base incised mark "Da Ming Chenghua". The ivory carving is put together due to the expansive dimensions of the part.
provenance: From an old German private collection, prior to 1990, acquired signs of age, outstanding limbs glued

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