Japanese Serene 18thc. Stone Buddha Kanon Guan Yin Contemplates Saving Man
Email to a friend
From our recent Japanese Acquisitions
Imagine this wonderful antique stone sculpture in your garden–a warm and lovely example seated in a quiet, relaxing pose- she may be seen as in a solemn act of thinking about mankind and contemplating how to save our people.
This attractive serene and contemplative Japanese 18th century stone seated Buddha or kanon known as “Nyoi-rin-kanon” grants your wishes and removes all suffering. It’s a remarkable buddhist sculptural survivor and solidly dates to the middle Edo period, 18th century.
Kanon, a Japanese name for Guanyin, is a spiritual figure associated with mercy and compassion.
This is a very beautiful and feminine sculpture expertly carved in a pleasing timeless style.
An excellent garden or indoor sculptural choice with a genuine spiritual presence.
Handmade and hand carved with an original rich and attractive dark patina appropriate to its significant age.
Height: 18.75 inches
Width: 15 inches
Provenance: old Japanese garden
History of Kanon Guan yin:
Kanon, a Japanese name for Guanyin, is an East Asian bodhisattva and spiritual figure associated with mercy and compassion.
Lifetime guarantee of authenticity. We are members of NAJGA- North American Japanese Garden Association.
Our gallery based in Newport, Rhode Island USA has been dealing in authentic Pre-Columbian, Japanese and fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. Our president personally travels across America as well as 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.
“I would rather have a piece of my sculpture put in a landscape, almost any landscape, than in or on the most beautiful building I know…. Sculpture is an art of the open air, and sunlight is necessary to it. It should smile at you and create fantasy.”
— Henry Moore.
- Dimensions: N/A