A gilt bronze seated figure Guanyin and a lotus stand
The bearded figure identified by the seated figure of Amitabha fronting his fillet crown as he sits in medication holding a small bowl in his left hand and an unidentified attribute in his right hand, his outer and inner robes delicately chased with a flower and leaf scroll pattern; the associated stand of the same period featuring a massive lotus blossom rising from waves and a recumbent lion enclosed within a balustrade rising from a hexagonal footed base, the back of the blossom cast with a notch for attachment of a mandorla that is no longer preserved.
13 3/4in (35cm) height of figure
8 78in (22.5cm) height of lotus base
Chinese Works of Art
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