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A Chinese gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming

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A Chinese gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming

The deity seated in padmasana, the right hand raised in karanamudra and the left holding a cup, dressed in long robes decorated with flowers at the hems, wearing ornate jewellery and a crown set with a small figure of Amitabha Buddha.

Origin
Collection Jan van Haaften (1869-1931), commander of the guard of the Dutch legation in Beijing from 10 October 1907 to 1 August 1909. by descent to private collection, The Netherlands
Period
17th century
Material
Gilded bronze
Dimensions
37 cm

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