Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
Vintage chinese hand carved and painted wooden buddha head
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19th Century Antique Guanyin Wooden Buddha Head

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This mid-19th-century Antique Guanyin Wooden Buddha Head is a remarkable testament to the exquisite craftsmanship and religious devotion of its era. Carved from solid wood and adorned with vibrant paint, this...

£1,850.00

19th Century Antique Guanyin Wooden Buddha Head

This mid-19th-century Antique Guanyin Wooden Buddha Head is a remarkable testament to the exquisite craftsmanship and religious devotion of its era. Carved from solid wood and adorned with vibrant paint, this head exudes an air of ancient grandeur, despite the loss of its once-complete body.

Measuring approximately 61cm tall , the Buddha head showcases intricate detailing and delicate features. The artisan skilfully sculpted the serene countenance of Guanyin, the bodhisattva of compassion, known for embodying infinite benevolence and mercy. Guanyin's visage radiates tranquillity, with gently closed eyes, a serene smile, and gracefully arched eyebrows that lend an aura of wisdom and understanding.

The wooden surface of the Buddha head exhibits traces of its original polychrome paint. Faded hues of red, gold, green, and blue still cling to the sculpted contours, suggesting the vivid colour palette that once adorned the entire body. The colours were carefully selected to symbolize spiritual significance, with red representing energy and vitality, gold symbolizing enlightenment and spiritual wealth, green embodying harmony and balance, and blue signifying transcendence and purity.

Evidently, this Guanyin Wooden Buddha Head once held great significance within its former setting. Whether proudly displayed within a cherished home or gracing the halls of a larger, more public structure, it was undoubtedly revered as a prized possession and revered religious artifact. Its presence would have instilled a sense of reverence and devotion in those who beheld it, reminding them of the compassionate qualities embodied by Guanyin.

Though separated from its original body over time, the head stands as a testament to the enduring power of spiritual iconography and the artistic legacy of the past. It carries with it the history and stories of its previous custodians, a tangible link to a bygone era of faith and artistic expression.

This mid-19th-century Antique Guanyin Wooden Buddha Head is not only a captivating relic of the past but also a poignant reminder of the enduring legacy of Buddhism and the human quest for compassion and enlightenment. 

The dimensions of this buddha, are as follows- H - 63cm, L - 51cm, W - 30cm.

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