Carved Marble Sculpture-Guanyin with Ruyi

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Carved whitish marble sculpture of Buddhist Guanyin holding a ruyi. A ruyi is a curved decorative object that is a ceremonial scepter in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power and good fortune in Chinese folklore. A traditional ruyi has a long S-shaped handle and a head.
 

Guanyin is the bodhisattva associated with compassion, and is usually depicted as a female. The name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin, which means "Observing the Sounds (or Cries) of the World"

Item Details

Reference #:
BK0242Y
Quantity
1
Category
Furniture & Furnishings
Department
Reproductions
Year
Contemporary
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
15.50 x 36.00 x 13.00
Weight
Unknown
Condition
New
Material
Marble (Dàl? Shí)