Antique Chinese seated Guanyin made of bronze and beautifully decorated with bright colored enamel. She hold a water jar in her right hand. In her crown sits a small image of Amitabha, her spiritual teacher. Her robes are decorated with raised auspicious objects and swirling clouds. Guanyin is short for Guan Shi Yin which means “Observing the Sounds of the World”. As she is the Goddess of Compassion, she is constantly listening for the pleas of those in need.
Age: 19th century
Dimensions: 8″ high x 5 1/4″ wide x 5″ deep