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Porcelain figure of a woman, Kuan Yin. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.
h: 9 1/2 in
James Baird collection; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, 21 March 1919, £40; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 27 April 1920, £45; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 5/218, 31 July 1919, stock no.76: ‘Coloured figure, Kwan Yin. Bought J. Baird, 21 March 1919, £40’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1920, p.20: ‘Old Chinese 3 colour figure of Kwanyin seated’.
38_813, ceramics, kuan yin, models, porcelain, seated figures, woman, women
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Collector, James Baird
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1919.