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.
Chairman Mao: Scarce Porcelain Statue from the Cultural Revolution
Peoples Republic of China: Authentic porcelain figure of Chairman Mao from the Cultural Revolution period. Glazed porcelain. It shows Mao Zedong in his typical dress, holding a hat and standing on a platform, decorated with pine tree.
We guarantee the authenticity of the object.
The statue stands 22,5 cm (8 inches) high and is without damage. Darker spots at the surface can be cleaned easily cleaned. ” 抬 196 ” – is engraved at the bottom.
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2 very attractive, delicately carved wooden panels, later framed and fixed at the reverse side to make it one piece. Also the hanging is newer.
The 2 panels are from the 18th ( may 19th ) century and attract by their high skilled craftsmanship.
The depict 2 scenes with little children. The upper scene is probably a scene of sacrifice with a altar at the centre and a little sheep at the right. The lower one is a harvest scene. While each detail is delicately carved the overall flair has much of the gesture of a painting.
There are no fault, no cracks or defects. The wood has a warm flair.
The object is 7,6 x 5,9 inches. It can be hung right away and sure attracts the attention of anyone looking at it.