Carved ivory Guan Yin figure with prunus, 12"H
Large Chinese carved ivory figure or okimono of the female deity Kwan Yin, depicted holding a flowering prunus branch. Attached to a hardwood stand. Figure 12"H not including base, 14"H with base. Chinese or Japanese, late 19th to early 20th century. Provenance: estate of Alice Leigh, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Ivory figure in good condition with grime or surface patination. Small chips and wear to base, one foot reglued.