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

    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
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82006669013
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