Lady Guanyin Bodhisattva Gilded Wood Carving – Ming Dynasty, China 1368-1644 AD
Guilded Wood Kwanyin Figure Seated in Position of Royal Relaxation, with his Right Hand Holding his Chain on his Knee. Traces of Polychrome.
Magnificent Lady Guanyin Bodhisattva seated in Royal Relaxation pose hand-carved in Gilded Wood with traces of paint still visible.
This expressive piece is accompanied by Muzeion’s Certificate of Authenticity, and Certificate of Expertise by Jean-Yves Nathan – Specialist in Asian Arts for the CEDEA (The European Confederation of Art Experts).
Guanyin or Guan Yin is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion and venerated by Mahayana Buddhists and followers of Chinese folk religions, also known as the “Goddess of Mercy” in English. The Chinese name Guanyin, short for Guanshiyin, means “The One Who Perceives the Sounds of the World”.