PRICE: $170 Kannon, God / Goddess of Mercy, Midsize Wood Statue + $20 Shipping x 5% Tax = GRAND TOTAL $199.50
Jp. = Kannon Bosatsu Ch. = Guānyīn Púsà
Wood = Cypress (Jp. = Hinoki), Finely Carved, Very Lightweight
Centimeters H = 21.5 Base = 8.5
Three pieces: (1) halo (2) Kannon statue and (3) lotus pedestal
Very easy peg assembly, with snug fittings.
Pedestal = Octoganal with Lotus Stand. Halo (Aureole) = Arabesque
Description. Here we see Shō-Kannon ("pure and sacred" form of Kannon) holding a lotus bud in the right hand and forming an inverted "Fear Not" Mudra with the left; see Kannon Top page for more on iconography. Kannon also serves as patron of people born in the Zodiac Year of the Rat.