REF:  J0065

 

A Ming Period Bronze Figure of Guanyin, 17th Century

  • A Ming Period Bronze Figure of Guanyin, 17th Century


    The cast bronze figure of Guanyin - Bodhisattva Goddess of Compassion, Kindness & Mercy, shown wearing a cowled robe decorated overall with auspicious six-pointed celestial star incised motifs. Her hair worn in high chignon beneath the cascading cowl, her face modelled with a serene expression. Shown standing with her right hand held in a blessing gesture, while supporting a vessel containing the Elixir of Compassion in her left hand. Raised upon a molded lotus shaped base inscribed with characters verso. The interior surface of the underside of the base showing characters within a spherical seal. Exhibiting a fine & very old patina overall.      

    Height, 11.75”

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