Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva Guanyin Quan Yin
Antique, Chinese, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), carved and polychrome wood Head of an Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, also known as Guanyin, or Quan Yin. The face with crisply carved features, her soft lips set in a gentle smile, enhanced with vermilion pigment, the eyes half-closed in contemplation, below the black polychrome gracefully arched brows, flanked by the long ears, her hair arranged in an elaborate high chignon, forming a tight scroll carefully carved in parallel grooves, and highlighted in black polychrome and tied with ribbon, adorned on the front by a figure of the seated Buddha Amitabha
With its custom made, Circular Acrylic Display Stand
CONDITION: in good condition considering its age, showing its age and usage, with wear and, some lifting, flaking and paint loss as commensurate with age.
MEASUREMENTS: Height not including stand: 22 cm (8.66 inches)