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Asia Week New York 2013:
Nicholas Grindley Works of Art Ltd.

A gilt bronze figure of Avalokitesvara
Late Ming - early Qing dynasty, 17th century
Height: 7.1 inches (18.1 cm)

A gilt bronze figure of Avalokitesvara shown seated in dhyanasana with hands in vitarka mudra, clad in finely cast robes left open at the chest revealing an elaborate jeweled necklace above the waist-tied dhoti, the borders incised with floral scroll, the broad face with downcast eyes and crisp features, the long hair dressed in elaborate tall coiffure behind the tiered crown

Robert and Jean Shoenberg, St. Louis, Missouri
Christie's New York, 15th September 2009, lot 255
Private collection, Hong Kong