Huge, almost lifesize gilt bronze head of Guanyin, dating to the late Ming-early Qing Dynasty, 17th.-18th century. She has 10 buddhas in her very elaborate headdress. Remnants of colour and very thick gilt. Fine serene expression. An awesome head, very impressive and would be a fine addition to any collection of gilt Chinese bronzes.
Size: ca. 28 cm. high
Weight: ca. 5,3 kilograms, in rather massive bronze.
Condition: Choice, some green verdigris that can be manually removed.