GALERIE NICOLAS FOURNERY

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.

Country:
China
Period :
Kangxi (1662-1722)
Material:
Porcelain
Dimension:
5.70 in. (14.5 cm)
Reference :
C596
Status:
available

Provenance

Collection W.

Related works

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).

 

By appointment only, 10th arrondissement, Paris.
nf@galerienicolasfournery.fr / +33 (0)6 26 57 59 87

Be the first to hear about the latest pieces, join the email list.