Buddhist Art and Porcelains from Private Collections
Chinese Bronze Seated Guanyin, Ming Dynasty
A Chinese bronze statue of seated Guanyin dating from the Ming dynasty. Guanyin sits in dhyanasana with her right hand in abhaya mudra and her left hand in dhyana mudra. She wears an abundance of jewelry with lotus border robes and long hairdraping over both shoulders. Her crown is elaborate, featuring a water jug centerpiece. She has a tall hair finial. Dimensions are: 13 1/2 inches tall X 9 inches wide, 34.3 cm X 22.9 cm. Weight: 5650 grams. All measurements areapproximate.