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Lot 0139
A Large Ming Dynasty Gilt Bronze Figure of Guanyin. Dimensions: 18 x 9 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. Provenance: Robert Edwards (1883-1979) and his wife Gloria (1886-1960). Thence by descent. Robert arrived in Shanghai in 1910, to work for Jardine, Matheson & Co. He married Gloria Byrne in 1917 and it was Gloria who took a special interest in acquiring Chinese antiques. The couple stayed in China until 1938/39 when they returned to the UK. The same collections can be found from Lot 137 through Lot 141. High resolution pictures can be found at https://file.ac/21euCO1oZvDumBwbCaWiMA/

Condition

No repair or restoration. In excellent condition.

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LARGE MING DYNASTY GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

Estimate $200 - $400Oct 12