17 mai 2009

A celadon-glazed Buddhist shrine, 14th/15th century

A celadon-glazed Buddhist shrine, 14th/15th century The meditative figure of Guanyin seated below an arch of scroll work, flanked on either side by small protruding shelves, one holding a bowl and the other holding a pear-shaped vase, before her stand two acolytes on open lotus flower heads, covered overall with a crackled sea-green glaze, except for the gilt heads and chest of Guanyin. 34.6cm (13½in) high. Sold for £5,040 Footnote: A similar shrine was sold at Christie's New York, 20 March 2002, lot 308. Bonhams.... [Lire la suite]
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