+ KANNON NYOIRIN, bronze, Japan, Edo / Meiji period, 19th century

Lost-wax bronze, chiseled. polychrome.

Height 54 cm, dia. 28 cm.

Japan Period: Late Edo or Early Meiji, 19th century

Good condition.

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9 000 zł tax incl.

A sculpture representing the six-pointed Kannon Nyoirin (Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara - his name is sometimes translated as "Listening to the cries of the world"). It is the Bodhisattva personifying compassion. The pensive face, supported by one of the hands, shows a figure wondering how to save all sentient beings. It sits on a base decorated with engraved ornaments showing, among others, lotus flowers.

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