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12th Century Sculpture of Kannon, Goddess of Compassion


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1492: Item # 631824

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Rare Japanese Heian Period, 12th Century Wood Sculpture of Kannon, the Goddess of Compassion and Mercy. Even though it is not in a complete state, it has a wonderful, peaceful presence that is really a delight to bask in. It has a magnetic face with a serene expression. Japanese sculpture of this age is hard to find. A fabulous work of art and a rare, magnificent sculpture. 16 inches, 40.5 cm. From a widely renowned and published collection that has been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum and Japan Society.