6th November 2012
Chinese gilt bronze figure of Guanyin
Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644)
Figure seated on a lotus throne in padmasana holding a ritual ruyi sceptre. Traces of original gilding and red lacquer remain. [Some losses to the base].
Estimated price $1800‑$2400
Price realised $3600
19th century Chinese carved ivory figure of the Bodhisattva Guanyin
the Buddha of compassion
The finely rendered figure portrayed seated in the posture of royal ease with one arm resting at her side and the other held up with her hand in the Dhamachakra mudra. A halo of flames issues from her back section over her head. The base with Qianlong
Estimated price $5000‑$10 000
Price realised $8250
Chinese large Hotan (Hetian) seed material green jade carving
depicting a dragon looking at a mouse, all amongst ruyi heads and scrolling clouds.
Estimated price $10 000‑$12 000
Price realised $11 000
Chinese pale celadon and russet Hotan (Hetian) jade pendant of a recumbent buffalo
a lingzhi spray in its mouth.
Estimated price $5000‑$8000
Price realised $6500
A rare and important sandstone figure of Uma
Khmer, Baphuon style 11-12 century
Finely carved with bare torso, the sampot (body garment) gracefully rendered and tied below the abdomen. Mounted on a fitted stand.
Estimated price $10 000‑$40 000
Price realised $10 000