A Chinese Carved Wood Figure of a Standing Bodhisattva, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) A Chinese Carved Wood Figure of a Standing Bodhisattva, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

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(G21) The bodhisattva depicted in an elegant standing pose, the round face with harmonised features, with high eyebrows arching over...

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(G21) The bodhisattva depicted in an elegant standing pose, the round face with harmonised features, with high eyebrows arching over half-closed almond-shaped eyes, the face framed by tightly coiled tresses of hair painted with blue-black pigment, her small mouth forming a pout, with both hands in a variation of vitarka mudra, the body slightly off-centre with the hips gently swayed, her dhoti elegantly draped across her body, wearing a multi-tiered necklace with a variation of the vajra symbol, she stands atop the carved figure of a recumbent lion, reclining upon a rocky naturalistic base, traces of gold pigment.

Provenance:In a private Hong Kong collection prior to November 2007.

Height 150 cm

(G21) The bodhisattva depicted in an elegant standing pose, the round face with harmonised features, with high eyebrows arching over half-closed almond-shaped eyes, the face framed by tightly coiled tresses of hair painted with blue-black pigment, her small mouth forming a pout, with both hands in a variation of vitarka mudra, the body slightly off-centre with the hips gently swayed, her dhoti elegantly draped across her body, wearing a multi-tiered necklace with a variation of the vajra symbol, she stands atop the carved figure of a recumbent lion, reclining upon a rocky naturalistic base, traces of gold pigment.

Provenance:In a private Hong Kong collection prior to November 2007.

Height 150 cm

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