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Lot 2176
Northern Wei Dynasty, 386-535 AD. A ceramic rectangular brick with high relief image of Kwan Yin; hair pulled up into a top knot, large nimbus to the back of the head; long robes down to feet, right hand held in 'fear not' gesture, left hand resting by leg; swag of cloth to the top; pigment to the face, robes and swag. 3.02 kg, 36cm (14"). Acquired on the London art market prior to 1980.


Fine condition.

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Chinese Wei Kwan Yin Shrine Brick

Estimate £180 - £240May 25, 2018