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Auction: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 1 December 2010
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AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESV...

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Estimate: HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000
ca. US$257,260 - US$385,890
Price realised:  HK$2,180,000
ca. US$280,413
Lot number 3068, Views: 138

AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESVARA
SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESVARA SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) The finely cast figure standing on a separate base of overlapping lotus petals, the hands in vitarka mudra , the hair swept up into a top-knot behind an ornate tiara above the full face and downcast eyes with a serene expression, the hair tied neatly with ribbons draped over both shoulders, the short outer skirt detailed with pleated folds partially concealing an inner long skirt falling in folds at the ground to reveal bare feet 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm.) high, Japanese lacquered double box

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 1 Dec 2010
Address: Christie's
1 December 2010, Hong Kong