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"
Silk Road Collection Asian Furniture and Decor
- New Orleans, Louisiana
- Seller Since 2008
- This seller no longer sells on GoAntiques
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- Furniture & Furnishings
- Type / Pattern
- Garden Decor
- Unknown Craftsmen
- Country of Origin
- Width: 15.5 inches
- Height: 36 inches
- Depth: 13 inches
- Weight: 0 pound
- Marble (Dàl? Shí)