A Dehua figure "Guanyin on a lotus throne" China, late Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Bisque porcelain, the most parts with green glaze. Seated figure of Bodhisattva Guanyin on a magnificent lotus throne, a large lotus leaf working as a halo. The left hand holding a ruyi-sceptre. Dehua seal and artist"s mark.
Kwan Yin is the best-loved goddess of Chinese culture. She abounds with love and embodies grace and beauty. Her particular attribute is Mercy, and she is within the reach of anyone. She understands the nature of fear and anguish, comforting those who suffer with compassion. Square wooden base. Made in white porcelain covered in strong green enamels, which give it a unique effect of shadow and chiaroscuro nuances. A glossy white finish version is also available. FinishedMatte Height (in)12.992 Wi