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Dehua White Porcelain Kwan-yin Guanyin Buddha on Lotus Blossom. China.

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    You have heard my many descriptions of Kwan-yin or Guanyin…. Goddess of Mercy or “The One Who Perceives the Sounds of the World” or “The Most Widely Loved Buddhist Divinity”.   But what I might not have mentioned is that some Buddhists believe that when a fellow follower… Continue reading

Standing Silver / Nickel Avalokitesvara / Kannon Buddha Statue with Namaskar Mudra Gesture, Tibet

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Very detailed statue of the Bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. 18 Arms and a head dress with 6 faces. One arm holds a trident and the other could be a Tri Ratna. Composition is silver & nickel. The Buddha stands on an octagonal… Continue reading

Old Medicine Buddha Statue in Marble, China

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Detail: Huge marble garden Medicine Buddha seated on a lotus blossom displaying the Dhyana mudra. Acquired by one of our agents in the Hubei Province (south central China). Circa early- to mid-1800’s. A few chips are missing around the base but generally this statue is in very good condition. Additional… Continue reading

Sino – Tibetan Bodhisattva Buddha, Tibet

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Detail: Styling from the 15th and 16th Century with a Nepalese influence. Hand carved in camphor wood. Hand painted and seated on a lotus blossom. Deep rich colors. Age unknown. For the Serious Collector. Sorry, this item has been sold.
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