Blanc de Chine Standing Guanyin

德化白瓷觀音立像

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A Blanc de Chine Standing Guanyin

德化白瓷觀音立像

The deity standing on a carp amongst rolling waves, incised seal mark to back
height 23.2 in — 59 cm


September 27, 2018

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Realised: $9,600

“Goddess of Mercy”

德化白瓷觀音立像

Guanyin or Guan Yin is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion and venerated by Mahayana Buddhists and followers of Chinese folk religions, also known as the “Goddess of Mercy” in English. The Chinese name Guanyin, short for Guanshiyin, means “[The One Who] Perceives the Sounds of the World”.

The deity standing on a carp amongst rolling waves, incised seal mark to back, height 23.2 in — 59 cm

Asian Art

Waddington’s Asian Art department is Canada’s leader in serving the demands of the rapidly growing Asian market. Specializing in jade, paintings, porcelain, religious works of art, textiles, woodblock and export wares, we present works from China, Japan, Korea, South East Asia, South Asia, and the Himalayan region.

Meet the Specialist

Austin Yuen
Austin Yuen

Specialist

Asian Art

ay@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6195


Amelia Zhu
Amelia Zhu

Specialist

Asian Art

az@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6185

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