Tang Dynasty White Marble Seated Guanyin

GBP 450.00

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Object Description

An Ancient Chinese Tang Dynasty marble statuette of Guanyin, the Chinese translation of the bodhisattva known as AvalokiteĊ›vara. The figure appears seated with one leg crossed over the other, her left hand over her ankle. The other arm is bent, the hand now sadly missing. Facial features appear softly modelled, with a calm face and slightly smiling lips.

Date: Circa 618-906 AD
Period: Tang Dynasty

Object History

The C. Roger Moss OBE collection. The late C. Roger Moss OBE was a renowned art collector who, throughout the years, thanks to his determination and enthusiasm, was able to create an outstanding collection of artworks, most prominently from China and the Orient, but also from other cultures.

Object Condition

The item has had a museum restoration with some infilling also to the back of the head. The statuette is mounted on a custom-made stand.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:7.7 x H:14.8 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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