All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1299974 (stock #FIG3)
DESCRIPTION: A pair of decorative, large and captivating carved wooden figures of two reclining “lotus boys,” each with a candle stand in one hand. The fat-cheeked, gilded babies are carved separately from their large lotus leaf bases, which are complete with curled edges and seed pods...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1055568 (stock #FIG68)
DESCRIPTION: A large wood figure of the Chinese deity Guanyin (also Quanyin, or Kwan-yin), seated on a throne with right leg folded and right hand extended in the abhaya mudra position, a gesture of reassurance, blessing and protection (or “do not fear”). Her hair is worn pulled up in a chignon inside her crown, and around her shoulders is draped a short shawl with flowing ribbons. This carving is most likely a vintage piece dating from the last half of the 20th C...