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Very Large Gilt Bronze Buddha (guanyin) Chinese Qing Circa Tongzhi-guangxu 1875


£4,750 | $6,046 USD | €5,419 EUR
Item Number: SA1030840
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Actaeon Antiques and Art
This antique has been viewed 21 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


• From an old established prominent Scottish Collection.
• Modelled as seated in dhyanasana, with raised right hand, wearing long flowing robe open at the chest.
• Back bears apocryphal Yongle (Ming, 1402-1424) six-character mark.
• High quality casting with lovely crisp chased detailing to robe, hair and finger nails reminiscent of work from the Kangxi period.
• Pristine condition with no cracks or dents – merely expected patches of handling wear to the gilt finish.
• A particularly beautiful bronze rendition of Guanyin of a rare large size that doesn’t often come onto the market.
• Delivery (hand) £100 uk ex Scotland.
Other than a few smaller items that can be safely posted, nearly all items are hand delivered (and set up in the case of clocks) by Martin Bros who are one of Britain’s most prestigious carriers of antiques and fine art. I wish us avoid the hassle of cheap men and their vans! The standard (subsidised) delivery price shown is for mainland UK excluding Scotland. Please ask for a Quotation where the standard price is not applicable.
Restoration and Presented Condition
I do not subscribe to the shabby chic or make it like new approach using modern materials which can make future restoration extremely difficult and impede long-term investment value.
Any restoration work is done to the highest (museum) standards using traditional materials so as to not compromise the patina of age.
Accordingly, please note some antique items for sale will have wear and marks associated with use over many generations that adds to the aesthetic beauty of the piece from the collector’s perspective.
Fine Art - Condition
All Paintings offered have been chosen for their excellent original condition, with where necessary museum standard cleaning, restoration and revarnishing. Presented in Gallery condition they are ready to hang for many generations, before cleaning / revarnishing may be necessary.
Any Questions?
I just love acquiring and talking about antiques and fine art so will be pleased to discuss any of the items I have for sale on UK 07515 741344 or
Best wishes Richard


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 42 cm (16.5")
Width = 29 cm (11.4")
Depth = 20 cm (7.9")

Seller Details

Actaeon Antiques and Art
West Sussex
United Kingdom

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