WIL 01 An inscribed and dated bronze figure of Guanyin


Ming dynasty, 15th/16th  century

The figure is seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne wearing an elaborate crown and beaded jewellery. The face is detailed with downcast eyes and a serene expression. The back of the throne is inscribed with a date 16th day of the first month of the 14th year of Hongzhi (1501), dedicated by Yang Wenyue)
22,5 cm high

Provenance: Private collection of an European lady

Works of Art > Early Bronzes