2060. A Blanc-de-Chine Guanyin Riding an Elephant

Object description
A LARGE 'DEHUA' BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN RIDING AN ELEPHANT, the Goddess of Mercy on a lotus throne positioned on the back of an elephant, the left hand resting in the lap and right hand holding a budding lotus stem and leaf, sashes fluttering all around, the animal standing four square with the head turned to the side, 20th century, height c. 40 cm

PROVENANCE: From a private collection, purchased during the early 1970's at an auction in Sweden.