A beautiful Chinese bronze Guanyin Mother & Child. The Guanyin also known as Avalokiteswara is a highly revered manifestation of the Buddha. She personifies the compassion of the Buddha for those in need. She has the power to lead all beings out of sufferings. Here the Guanyin is depicted holding a baby representing her role of Mother Goddess, mother of all humans and protector of children. Couples longing to have children pray to her to have their wish granted.
Approximate size 18 inches high 14.5 x inches wide x 12 inches depth
Early 20th Century