A Dehua porcelain seated Guanyin. Republic Period

Shown seated in 'royal ease' with the right knee raised to support the right hand and the left hand holding a rolled scroll, the celadon-tinged glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad. 8 3/4in (22cm) high - Estimate: $500 - 700

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