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guan yin

Large Kwan-yin Dehua Porcelain Statue.  Buddha.  Dragon.  Halo.  Fijian Province.  China.

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    Simply stunning.  A sizable piece at 17”.  Wonderful detail!   Acquired from a dealer in Dehua (Dehua xian), Fujian Province   There appears to be a crack on one of lotus blossoms near the base.  See photo 7.  Otherwise, it is in remarkable condition.… Continue reading

Large Kwan-Yin Statue.  Buddha. Camphor Wood.  24K Gilt.  Halo.  Chengdu.  Sichuan Province. China.

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  Very difficult to find!   This camphor hand carved statue is from a private home in Chengdu, in the Sichuan Province.  It was probably carved in the middle- to late-1900s.  It came to me through a reputable antique dealer who I have known for years.   The… Continue reading

Dehua Porcelain Kwan-yin Statue with Celadon Glaze.  Fujian Province. China

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    A traditional Blanc de Chine porcelain statue from the Dehua kilns but with a celadon glaze.  Such colored glazes can only be added to a specific type of porcelain clay. The “southern” kilns invented and refined the celadon technique during the Song Dynasty.  Longquan kilns gained… Continue reading

Antique Porcelain Dehua Kilns.  Sleeping / Reclining Buddha. Statue.  China

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    With stylings from the Ming Dynasty, this Kuan-yin Buddha is magnificent!  From the world-famous Dehua kilns, this is a piece that deserves to be in a prominent place . . .  not just because its age but for its spiritual value.   This is an authentic… Continue reading

New Reference: The Buddha Scroll / Qing to Sung Dynasties, China

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What a great gift! This reference book folds out (accordion-fashion) to become a one-of-a-kind art reproduction. This striking 36-foot-long Qing dynasty scroll is a reproduction of an 18th Century piece of art and includes more than 600 large and small buddhas, bodhisattvas, arhats, devas, and historical figures; plus over 2,000… Continue reading

Large Serene Marble Kwan-yin Guanyin Buddha Statue, China

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A garden Buddha in marble from the Henan Province (east central China). Coloring is pale and subtle. Mounted on a solid block of black granite. Circa early- to mid-1900’s. Pristine condition. Additional images are available upon request. For the Serious Collector or garden Buddha collector. Freight shipping only in wooden crate.

Dehua Porcelain Kwan-yin / Guanyin, China

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Large standing Kwan-yin holding a lotus flower. Notice the detail on the hands and beads. Serene expression. From the Fujian Province. Circa mid-1900’s. For the Serious Collector.     This stunning statue has sold.  Thanks M.S.!
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