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Monumental Soapstone Guanyin Figure with Pair of Maidens

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Exceptional standing Chinese Quanyin or Guanyin with a pair companion figures including a small child on a lotus blossom. The sculpture is hand-carved of soapstone and detailed from all sides. The robes of the primary figure are beautifully draped and the slender fingers of the Quanyin are upturned. The base of the sculpture features two additional figures: One on a lotus flower and the second is supported by "waves" that surround a mythical sea creature. Exact age is unknown. This sculpture was purchased as an antique in the 1970s in New York.

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  • Period
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    The sculpture has had three previous minor breaks that have old restoration as noted in the photos.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions
    H 35.25 in. x W 19 in. x D 13 in.H 89.54 cm x W 48.26 cm x D 33.02 cm
  • Seller Location
    San Antonio, TX
  • Reference Number
    LU111223010342
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