Chinese Large Old Stone “Buddha” of Compassion, Private Family Shrine
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This beautiful Buddha sculpture will bring serenity and timeless style to your home, office, sacred space, or garden
This substantial older hand carved sculpture with a prolific carving of the Buddha with Guan Yin and his Classic attendants comes from a 50 year old Chinese antique stone collection formed in the 1970s-1980s. We are offering the last works from this one of a kind group and all date to the 1920s-1940s.
China, a large-scale fine old hand carved limestone sculptural which features the Buddha with Classic attendant Bodhisattva and Lohan carved in relief within a grotto and surrounded above and to the sides by an intricately incised background of more attendants, disciples all located under a defined protective carved relief roof structure on top edge. This substantial stone ornament was likely a private family ornament and dedication for a private shrine or special Buddhist garden.
On reverse we find ample evidence of hand carving from a large original slab.
This work of art in all its Splendor would make a fine indoor or garden presentation and choice.
Dimensions: 25 inches high and 16 inches wide
Provenance: Coming from an old Beijing collection assembled in the 1970s-1980s.
About Guan Yin
Guan Yin is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by Mahayana Buddhists. She is commonly known as the Goddess of Mercy in English. The Chinese name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin The one who perceives the Sounds of the World.
Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee.
Our gallery based in Shelburne, Vermont USA has been dealing in authentic Japanese, Chinese, and Fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. Our president personally travels to China, Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition.
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