A GILT-WOOD FIGURE OF KANNON-BOSATSU
900 € - 1.500 €
Description:Japan, late Edo period
H. 58,5 cm
Standing on a separate carved lotus-base placed on a square throne, his right hand lowered in varadamudra while the left is raised in front of his chest, wearing skirt falling down in large pleats, scarf draped over the shoulders, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes, raised urna at the forehead, painted moustache, the hair combed in a chignon secured with a tiara and a large flaming mandorla placed behind him.
Old Berlin private collection, assembled before 1950
Minor damages due to age