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Guanyin's Head, Original Stone Sculpture by Chinese Master, Early 20th Century

$2,185.02Asking Price

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Guanyin's Head is a charming gray-black stone sculpture by an anonymous Chinese master of the 20th century. Depicting the profile of the divinity's head with the hairstyle in low and high relief, this oriental sculpture has the base in glued wood. Provenance: - Four Treasures Art Gallery, Hong Kong, 1970s, - Private collection, Turin. In excellent conditions, this modern sculpture represents in an elegant way Guanyin or Guan Yin, the Chinese translation of the bodhisattva known as Avalokitesvara. In all the east Asian world, Guanyin is the equivalent term for Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva. Guanyin is the Buddhist bodhisattva associated with compassion. She was first given the appellation of "Goddess of Mercy" or the Mercy Goddess by Jesuit missionaries in China. This object is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any object in Italy created over 70 years ago by an artist, designer or craftsman who has died requires a license for export regardless of the work’s market price. The shipping may require additional handling days to require the license according to the final destination of the object.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.63 in. (27 cm)Width: 5.12 in. (13 cm)Depth: 4.34 in. (11 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
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  • Seller Location
    Roma, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: M-1042861stDibs: LU2698317074521

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  • Shipping
    $169.95 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 2-3 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Rome, Italy
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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