A Chinese figure of Guanyin decorated with famille verte enamels on the biscuit. Kangxi period
In a royal ease on a lotus throne raised above unglazed square plinth, a ruyi sceptre held in her right hand resting on her knee and a bird perched at her left hand side, the veil and robes brightly splashed in yellow, green and aubergine enamels.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 5.70 in. (14.5 cm)
- Reference :
For a very similar example, see Sotheby’s London, Finese Chinese Works of Art and Export Porcelain, 24th february 1976, lot 199 (The property of a Lady – Formerly in the Collection of the late the Hon. Mrs. Nellie Ionides).
Another similar figure was in the Collection of F. Allard (Paris, 1st April 1925).