Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Sold for

R 1 173
Lot 467
A Chinese soapstone figure of Guanyin, late 19th/early 20th century

Lot Estimate
R 1 000 - 1 500
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 1 173

About this Item

A Chinese soapstone figure of Guanyin, late 19th/early 20th century


the standing robed figure holding a ruyi sceptre, her coiffed hair in an elaborate chignon, the stone of a pale mottled cream tone, chips, wear and scratches to the base, 26cm high; another, of a young maiden, late 19th/early 20th century, the standing figure holding a fish in her left hand, the stone of a pale mottled cream tone, chips, neck repaired, 23cm high; and a soapstone figure of an elephant, late 19th/early 20th century, standing on a plinth base, the stone of a pale mottled cream tone, chips, scratches, 14cm long

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Provenance

The elephant purchased from the Hugh Tevis sale, 'Monterey', Constantia, Cape, 31 March 1952, lot 148.


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