Chinese Teak Wood Carving
Orgin: Chinese, circa: early 1900S'
26.5 in.(67cm), W 6.5 in.(16.5cm), D 5.5 in.(14cm)
Condition: very good!
Kwan Yin figure in rich teak wood, warm color and graining. Well carved depiction
of the Goddess of Compassion, her hooded garment drifting gracefully to her feet,
spreading out atop a lotus throne. Eyes cast down, she searches for suffering
sentient beings, to aid and comfort them. Her right hand is in vitarka mudra,
her left hand holds a vase of the water of life. The many gathers, folds and draping
of cloth complete the effect of rhythmic elegance and beauty of Chinese linear
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