Figure of Guanyin card

Figure of Guanyin

LL 6000

On display

This figure is of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. It has an inscription which states that it was the gift of a man named Dang and his wife Chong. It also states that it was dedicated on a mid-autumn day in 1484 under the supervision of the priest Daoji. It belongs to a group of at least four different figures from the same unknown northern Chinese temple, all dedicated on the same occasion and inscribed with the maker’s name, Liu Zhen.