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Vintage Quan Yin Bronze Statue.  This figure has great detail and surely came from an early pour from the molds.  Note the detail on the head dress, shoulder drape, raised right hand, lowered left hand and pedestal base.  Much more detail than the recent imports from China and in fact we could not find a likeness copy of recent vintage. 

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Kwan Yin

For centuries, Kwan Yin has epitomized the great ideal of Mahayana Buddhism in her role as "bodhisattva (Chinese "p'u-sa)--literally "a being of Bodhi, or enlightenment," who is destined to become a Buddha but has foregone the bliss of Nirvana with a vow to save all children of God.

Quan Yin carries the Goddess and Divine Mother aspect of Buddhism. The same Goddess and Divine energy carried by the Virgin Mary in Christianity. In the Egyptian mysteries it is carried by Isis. In Hinduism it is carried by Shakti, wife of Vishnu, by Parvarti, wife of Shiva, by Radha, wife of Krishna, and by Sita, wife of Rama.

Quan Yin are embodiments of compassion.

Quan Yin's name is a translation of the Sanskrit name of her chief progenitor which is Avalokitesvara, also known as Avalokita. In its proper form it is Kuanshih Yin, which means "She who harkens to the cries of the world."

Price:
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Pattern: Vintage Lost Wax Process
Color: Bronze
Dimensions: 7.5" tall, 5.25" diameter
Manufacturer Date: Estimate 1950's
Quality: Excellent
Quantity: 0
Tace Item# 35697
Shipping: We estimate $15 to $20.

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