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Chinese Gilt Wood Guanyin Dated 1830

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1369632
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Seated on a lotus throne, guarded by two attendants. On the back of the stand there is an inscription : This is a statue (or carving) or Kwanyin, for Mr. Wang (??)'s wife, Mrs. Chao (??). 2nd day, 4th month Daoguang 10th year (1830 A.D.). Condition: usual age wear, loss of gilding, the ribbon from the crown at the right side is missing. H. 23 cm.