Japanese Important Stone Kanon Guan Yin Beautiful Face & Adoration Pose
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From our recent Japanese Acquisitions Travels
An early, large and hard to find Japanese hand carved stone Kanon Guan Yin carved in dan over all organic leaf form and in a mudra of compassion while clutching a holy flower stem. She has been beautifully hand-sculpted from a grey-hued sedimentary stone replete with a carved seated Buddha in her crown and completed with a fine lotus flower form base.
Signed with important dedication incisings to both sides.
Age: Great age early Edo period, circa 18th century
Condition: Attractive old lichen patina. Remarkable condition for its great age.
An excellent garden or indoor sculptural choice with a genuine spiritual presence.
Handmade and hand-carved, fine condition with rich and attractive patina appropriate to its significant age.
Dimensions: 34 inches tall and 20 inches wide.
Provenance: old Japanese Saga garden
History of Guan yin and kanon:
Jizo Bosatsu is one of the most beloved of all Japanese divinities, Jizo works to ease the suffering and to answer the prayers of the living for health, success, children, and all manner of mundane petitions. In modern Japan, Jizo¯ is a savior par excellence, a friend to all. He is notably a protector of travelers and children.
Our gallery 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 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.
Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our works of art come with our lifetime authenticity guarantee. We are members of the North American Japanese Garden Association (NAJGA) specializing for over ten years now in old and authentic Japanese stone garden ornaments.
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