Antique Chinese Guanyin Statue, Stone 12″, Qing Period
Antique Chinese stone statue depicting a seated bodhisattva (Guanyin, who is the Bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female). The Guanyin is resting on a Lotus-throne, a scepter (lingzhi ru yi) in her hand.
The smaller end of the ru yi is broken, minor wear. It can be polished easily.
Height: 12.5 inches (32 cm), weight 4.1 kg.
The statue is from the end of Qing Dynasty.