SEATED GUANYIN WITH SCEPTER

Starting price:€ 1 800
Auction date:03.06.2017   15:00
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Lot 86SEATED GUANYIN WITH SCEPTER
SEATED GUANYIN WITH SCEPTER
Catalog number: VS0617-086
Blanc de Chine porcelain
China
Qing 17. to 18. Century.
HEIGHT 20 CM
A hauntingly high-quality portrait in the finest Blanc de chine, particularly in the expression of the face. Guanyin, which is the equivalent of the Buddhist Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, sitting in the "casual" Pose, Lilasana. The front part, a variety of folds, geperlter jewelry on the chest, in the hair at the top of a Chignon, side-long hair flowing braids to the shoulders. The face in his sensitive-introverted expression is delicate. The fingers also fine, animated, and modelled individually. The transverse Ruyi-scepter, wearing beaded jewelry and head to the long mushroom Lingzhi life. The side of an armrest with a mythical beast's head, its mouth springs a leg with three claws. 德化觀音菩薩坐像. 中國, 17至18 世紀. 高 20 厘米.

Starting price: € 1.800
Estimate price: € 2.900 - 4.500
Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From the collection of Jürgen L. Fischer, Ascona
Jürgen L. Fischer, an important collector of Chinese porcelain, lived in Ascona. Ascona is located in the Swiss Canton of Ticino, on Lago Maggiore. The size of the collection of fishing was based largely on the prosperity of the house, which was initiated by an invention of pharmacists of August Fischer - namely, the first resin-glue of the world, the well-known "Uhu all purpose adhesive" in the year 1932. Jürgen L. Fischer, has lived up to 2013, collected extremely porcelain from China, engaged in an astonishing variety, in any size and from any time. Due to its comprehensive expertise, Jürgen Fischer has published also several books. So there are, for example, a very instructive larger book on the art of the Snuff Bottles of China or an antique guide to the area of Chinese art.
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