Exhibition 200459. A Carved Wood & Gilt Paint Figure
Japan 17 th Century.
Size. 9" (25cm).
A carved wood and gilt paint (Kindei) figure of
Nyoirin Kannon, in the position of royal ease, the
hair dressed into a high chignon and secured with a
diadem, the delicate face composed and serene,
with downward meditative gaze and the eyes inlaid
with crystal. Also known as the Buddha of Mercy,
holding a jewel for granting wishes.
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