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Chinese fluorite carving of Guanyin 18th.cent.

Chinese fluorite carving of Guanyin 18th.cent.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1800: Item # 1242927

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Superb chinese fluorite carving of Guanyin with a weight of 2,1 kg, made around 1750. It is Jade green in areas and almost clear in others and it shows the numerous flaws running through so stone typical of so-called green quartz (actually fluorite). It is raised on a hardwood stand, which is forming the torso of the Guanyin.

Wonderful and unusual display piece with a cubistic aesthetic - definitely singular.

Good condition. Only a small part of the left ear is missing and there are two cracks due to the antique age of this sculpture.

Size: 27 cm height (incl. stand)

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