Extraordinary, 18th C. Chinese Qing Dynasty Shisou mark patinated bronze statue of Bodhisattva figure of standing Guanyin. Potted in a standing female figure, with downcast eyes under delicately arched brows, with the face slightly smiling, peaceful appearance, her ears have been traditionally pierced and elongated. Body covered in diaphanous silk robes pleats falling from the shoulders to the lap, with flowing silk robes spilling over his legs and onto the platform. Wearing prayers beads necklace, with serene face beneath the headdress, slightly gazed west. Auspicious pattern and scrolling ruyi decorated the brown silk robe. Her arms crossed in front of her belly, which the right hand above the left hand, performing meaningful gesture. Bronze is in beautiful condition with minimal marring of the surface. Resplendent quality due to extensive trace of gilt on surface and the underside revealed the separation of the Buddha and the throne. Excellent detail and design perfectly executed by ancient craftsmen.
Mark on reverse, incised a shisou seal mark.
Measurements: 19" H
Over all in EXCELLENT condition. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents. Surface traced wear. Normal, consider ages and wear.
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