Auctions is pleased to offer a beautiful Chinese hand-carved marble Wall Plaque of Quan Yin. Also spelled Kwan Yin or Kuan Yin. Quan Yin (also spelled Kwan Yin or Kuan Yin and known as Kuan Shih Yin), is known as. The bodhisattva of compassion, revered by Buddhists as the Goddess of Mercy. Her name is short for Guan Shi Yin.
Guan means to observe, watch, or monitor; Shi means the world; Yin means sounds, specifically sounds of those who suffer. Her name in Chinese roughly translates as "The One who Hears the Cries of the World".
Her mantra is'Om Mani Padme Hum.'Hail the Jewel -or pearl- in the Lotus.
Invokes the powerful benevolent attention and blessings of Chenrezig , the embodiment of compassion. Many believe that she is the female representation of Avalokitesvara, who is the Tibetan and Nepalese God of Compassion.In Asia, statues of Kuan Yin can be found in front of and on the grounds of many Buddhist temples. This gorgeous wall plaque measures 4.5 inches in width by 0.25 inches in depth by 5.75 inches in height 11.4 cm by 0.63 cm by 14.6. The sculpture is of indeterminate age, but is in good condition, including tiny chips, scrapes and a horizontal break and corner crack, which was repaired "in-culture".
A fine collectors piece, it would make a superb addition to any collection of Chinese sculpture, Buddhist artifacts or Chinese art in general. Our goal is to bring the same experience and excitement of collecting that we have been delivering in-person to collectors across the globe at Primitive in Chicago. Every object we sell online has been carefully hand-selected with special attention to detail, quality, and significance. The item "FINE CHINESE HAND CARVED MARBLE WALL PLAQUE QUAN KWAN GUAN YIN BUDDHISM" is in sale since Saturday, July 15, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "gjpaw" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.