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Japanese Important Stone Kanon Guan Yin Beautiful Face and Adoration Pose

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From our recent Japanese Acquisitions Travels An early, large and hard to find Japanese hand carved stone Kanon Guan Yin carved in dan over all organic leaf form and in a mudra of compassion while clutching a holy flower stem. She has been beautifully hand-sculpted from a grey-hued sedimentary stone replete with a carved seated Buddha in her crown and completed with a fine lotus flower form base. Signed with important dedication incisings to both sides. Age: Great age early Edo period, circa 18th century Condition: Attractive old lichen patina. Remarkable condition for its great age. An excellent garden or indoor sculptural choice with a genuine spiritual presence. Handmade and hand carved, fine condition with rich and attractive patina appropriate to its significant age. Dimensions: 34 inches tall and 20 inches wide. Only one. Provenance: old Japanese Saga garden History of Guan yin and kanon: Jizo Bosatsu is one of the most beloved of all Japanese divinities, Jizo works to ease the suffering and to answer the prayers of the living for health, success, children, and all manner of mundane petitions. In modern Japan, Jizo¯ is a savior par excellence, a friend to all. He is notably a protector of travelers and children. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our works of art come with our lifetime authenticity guarantee.   “I would rather have a piece of my sculpture put in a landscape, almost any landscape, than in or on the most beautiful building I know…. Sculpture is an art of the open air, and sunlight is necessary to it. It should smile at you and create fantasy.” — Henry Moore.   

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  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 34 in. x W 20 in. x D 9 in.H 86.36 cm x W 50.8 cm x D 22.86 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU1289216338942
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