Chinese Large Old Stone Buddha Ornament, Private Family Shrine For Sale
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Chinese Large Old Stone Buddha Ornament, Private Family Shrine


This substantial older hand-carved sculpture with a prolific carving of the Buddha and his Classic attendants comes from a 50 year old Chinese antique stone collection formed in the 1970s-1980s. We are offering the last works from this one of a kind group and all date to the 1920s-1940s. China, a large-scale fine old hand-carved limestone sculptural panel which features a cross legged seated Buddha with four Classic attendant Bodhisattva and Lohan carved in relief within a grotto and surrounded above and to the sides by an intricately incised background of more attendants, disciples all located under a defined protective carved relief terracotta style roof structure on top edge. This substantial, rarely found stone ornament was likely a private family ornament and dedication for a private shrine or special Buddhist garden. On reverse we find ample evidence of hand carving from a large original slab. This work of art in all its splendor would make a Fine indoor or garden presentation and choice. Dimensions: 23.5 inches high and 16 inches wide Provenance: Coming from an old Beijing collection assembled in the 1970s-1980s. About Guan Yin Guan Yin is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by Mahayana Buddhists. She is commonly known as the Goddess of Mercy in English. The Chinese name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin The one who perceives the Sounds of the World. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee. Our gallery based in Shelburne, Vermont USA has been dealing in authentic Japanese , Chinese, and fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. The president personally travels to China, Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition. We are members of NAJGA- North American Japanese Garden Association.  


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    H 23.5 in. x W 16 in. x D 4 in.

    H 59.69 cm x W 40.64 cm x D 10.16 cm

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    Shelburne, VT
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