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18c gilded Chinese bronze Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara

18c gilded Chinese bronze Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 1419907
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18/19th century small Chinese bronze gilded figure of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara standing on a base raised on a four footed platform, his right hand raised holding a long-stemmed lotus, and a water bottle in double gourd shape pendent from the left hand. His upper torso and head are surrounded by an aureole composed of scrolling flowers and surmounted by a pile of precious gems. The piece was made to be used on a home altar, very well made with great detailing for such a small piece, has wonderful presence. Originally gilded, now worn on protruding parts due to devotional wear, overall in great condition. Height 3 1/2 inches.