Chinese Qing dynasty goddess Quan Yin carved wood sculpture.
Polychrome painted with areas of gilt. The piece remains in remarkable antique condition with age-appropriate wear and use. Late 19th Century.
Quan Yin is the bodhisattva of great compassion. A bodhisattva is a human being that has made a vow to dedicate all of their lifetimes to the enlightenment of all humankind. Bodhisattvas continue to reincarnate and return to the world to help guide others to enlightenment. One of the most popular beings in Buddhist iconography, Quan Yin is a figure of mercy and compassion who helps those in need.
26cm height x 12cm wide x 10cm deep.
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