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Lot 76

Large Important Soapstone Guanyin Ex. Prince Duan

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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Large exceptional late Qing dynasty Chinese soapstone sculpture depicting a seated Guanyin viewing the water moon. With polychrome painted highlights. Each foot is resting on a lotus blossom, one raised with an arm resting on the knee. The figure is surrounded by swirling water. This work previously belonged to Zaiyi (Chinese, 1856-1923) (better known as Prince Duan), and according to his great-granddaughter Hengyi Aixinjueluo, it was brought with him into exile.

Provenance: The shrine of Prince Duan by descent to his great-granddaughter Hengyi Aixinjueluo; James D. Julia Auctions, Maine, February 4, 2012, Lot 3113; Private Minnesota Collection.

Height: 22 in x width: 15 1/2 in x depth: 10 1/2 in. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.

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