Japan Fine Antique 51″ Tall Cast Bronze Kanon Guan Yin Compassionate & Lotus Branch
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Japan, an elegant and finely cast antique bronze standing Kanon Maitreya Guan Yin clutching a lotus branch – a sign of purity- and with pensive down cast eyes, a superb work of art, 19th century.
This example is the tallest version of this style bronze pensive pose Kannon we have seen.
An ideal indoor or garden candidate.
Dimensions: 51 inches tall and 21 inches width.
The peaceful and youthful Kanon with sublime down cast eyes clutching a lotus stem in her left hand and her right hand in compassionate mudra in a classic pensive pose in quietude all exhibiting a pleasing original dark chocolate brown color patina.
A complimentary custom base is included.
Provenance: Private east coast collection
Kanon bodhisattva who in the Buddhist tradition is to appear on Earth, teach sentient beings and achieve enlightenment. The lotus stem is a sign of purity. Kanon is a Japanese name for Guanyin, an East Asian bodhisattva and spiritual figure associated with mercy and compassion.
We have been dealing in authentic Japanese,Chinese, European, and Asian Fine art, antiquities, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. Our president personally travels to Japan, Europe and China 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. After accumulating a group, they are imported to Vermont in large containers. This method keeps shipping costs low and enables us to offer them to you at reasonable prices. We ship internationally.
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