LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA
LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA

LARGE JAPANESE BUDDHISTIC BRONZE FIGURE OF KANNON BODHISATTVA

c. 1890 JAPAN

Offered by Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

£12,950 gbp
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As part of our Japanese art collection we are delighted to offer this large and incredibly heavy gilt bronze figure of Kannon Bodhisattva , Kannon is highly revered in many forms throughout the Asian world and in particular in Buddhism , in China she is known as Guan-yin , essentially she is worshipped throughout as the God or Goddess of mercy and compassion , this particular representation sees Kannon holding the Lotus plant a Buddhist symbol of purity and enlightenment , the Goddess is wearing a gilt decorated robe depicting Phoenix (Ho-o birds) and is further decorated in loose hanging gilded metal jewels, her removable gilt jewelled headdress is surmounted by a Buddha upon a Lotus leaf base , she stands upon a fixed bronze casting depicting swirling water and is signed to the rear in an oblong tablet.

The condition is lovely and original with age related cleaning wear leaving her with a rich patination.
The condition is lovely and original with age related cleaning wear leaving her with a rich patination.
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Kannon is highly revered in many forms throughout the Asian world and in particular in Buddhism , in China she is known as Guan-yin , essentially she is worshipped throughout as the God or Goddess of mercy and compassion.
Dimensions
Height 86.00 cm (33.86 inches)
Diameter 30.50 (12.01 inches)
Medium
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