Early 20th Century Guanyin on Lotus Throne

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Guanyin (the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion) is one of the most popular figures in Buddhism. She’s often called "Kannon" in Japan, where this finely carved early 20th century figure originates from. The artisan paid great attention to detail and craftsmanship: each petal of the lotus blossom throne, the delicately pierced flamed-shaped halo, and the tiered pagoda are all intricately rendered.

   
Details
Place of Origin
China
Date of Manufacture
1900
Period
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Carved   Boxwood
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
10.25 in. H x 4 in. W x 3 in. D
26 cm H x 10 cm W x 8 cm D
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU82006669013
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