Wooden Chinese Goddess Guan-yin Polychrome
Chinese Statue in Wood
Bouddha, Monk and Bodhisattva:
- Buddhism was brought to China from India by missionaries along the Silk Road that connected Europe with China in the late Han Dynasty. Buddhism was introduced in China in the first century and became in less than 300 years one of the three main spiritual currents (with Confucianism and Taoism).
- You should know that Buddhism had a great influence in China. There are currently more than 10,000 Buddhist temples throughout China.
- This Statue is in prayer position, it has a straight back (His torso is vertical and its spine is straight), each foot are on the opposite thigh and mans rest on the knees.
- This statue is made from an XIX century old wood.