A LARGE LACQUERED AND GILT-WOOD FIGURE OF SIMHANADA AVOLOKITESHVARA, LATE MING / EARLY QING DYNASTY
8,000 - 12,000 USD
PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION
8,000 - 12,000 USD
A LARGE LACQUERED AND GILT-WOOD FIGURE OF SIMHANADA AVOLOKITESHVARA
LATE MING / EARLY QING DYNASTY
明末 / 清初 木漆金獅吼觀音像
Height 38 in., 96.5 cm
In generally good condition considering its age and type. The proper right forepaw of the beast likely off and reattached, with associated losses to the back. The beast also with a restored patch to the left haunch. Overall with scattered losses and age cracks, including some losses to the lower edge of the figure's right sleeve and a crack to the left side of the figure's face. General wear to the surface, as can be expected.
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Washington Irving Gallery, New York, 15th February 1967, and thence by descent.