Asian Art Day One - Lot 1

A Chinese gilt bronze figure of Guandi, the fierce god sitting on a rectangular bench and raised on a plinth, 18th century, losses to his moustache and sideburn, 17.7cm.
Provenance: Ernest Ohly Collection.
Guandi, the God of War, was based on the famous historical 3rd century military commander Guan Yu. He personifies honour, loyalty, integrity, justice , courage and strength.

Estimate: £1,000 - 2,000
Hammer Price £ 11,000

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