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GRACEFULLY SEATED GUAN YIN  優雅觀音神像

Benovelent expression with semi-closed eyes, seated in rajalilasana or ‘the posture of royal ease’, blue hair elegantly gathered into a chignon behind a decorated crown, shawl draped over shoulders, casual dhoti falling gracefully around the legs, thin eyebrows, thick legs, and long extended earlobes

Dimensions:  High (124cm), Wide (98cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

MANLY DECORATED GUAN YU 霸氣的關羽神像

Sitting painted Guan Yu with stern expression, large eye bags long facial hair; masculine pose with flared elbows, finely defined dragon-themed armour with dragon sketches and spiked chest & knee plates.

Dimensions:  High (108cm), Wide (71cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

MEDITATING SITTING GUAN YIN

Dark-skin round-faced, serene expression carrying a peaceful aura in semi-closed eyes, wearing a decorated crown, three-piece necklace , dangling red-black-gold themed robes with waist knot; Seated on lotus stand with one hand holding a scripture with beaded necklaces, other resting on left knee.

Dimensions:  High (106cm), Wide (56cm)

Background: Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

PAINTED LACQUERED STANDING GUAN YIN

Benevolent expression with tilted head and standing with right hand raised in vitarka mudra & left hand resting on side, full gold-decorated long flowing robes with detailed sketches behind and bare chest exposed, large crown with mini buddha & pointed  foliate paneled-crown and large earrings & bracelets.

Dimensions:  High (169cm), Wide (52cm)

Background: Song Dynasty, 960 – 1279 AD

PAINTED LACQUERED SEATED GUAN YIN

Benevolent expression with tilted head and standing with right hand raised in vitarka mudra & left hand resting on side, full gold-decorated long flowing robes with detailed sketches behind and bare chest exposed, large crown with mini buddha & pointed  foliate paneled-crown and large earrings & bracelets.

Dimensions:  High (169cm), Wide (52cm)

Background: Song Dynasty, 960 – 1279 AD

PAIR OF STANDING PEACEFUL GUAN YINS

Benevolent expression with fully shut eyes, turquoise hair and waist gown, standing with left hand lowered in varada mura, right hand raised in vitarka mudra, dangling purple & blue gown, one-piece necklace.

Dimensions:  High (114cm), Wide (33cm – with base, 30cm – without base) 

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

TRIO GOD OF WEALTH ‘CAI SHEN YEH’ '福祿壽三星'

Sitting court officials with one hand resting on knee one hand high, benign expression with squinted eyes, dragon-themed black robes, squared cap (each unique in their own ways), long thin moustache.

Dimensions:  High (85cm), Wide (55cm) 

Background: Song Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

CHEERFUL GILDED GOD OF WEALTH 'CAI SHEN YEH'    開心財神爺

Cheerful expression with positive ‘laughing’ eyes and lips, unpainted face, fully gold body, one hand resting on lap hidden by long dangling gown, one hand resting on waist holding a blessing rod. Wearing a multilayered naturally flowing robe, square cap with gold projected handle, and cute round-toed shoes.

Dimensions:  High (77cm), Wide (42cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

STANDING LOYAL WARRIOR 忠誠勇士

Cheerful expression depicting happy eyes and lips, unpainted face with wrinkled forehead and abundance of hair secured by a headband, gold emblem below chin, detail-printed shirt with loose-fitting sleeves and dangling tunic, blue leggings with shin wraps and mini pointed shoes. 

Dimensions:  High (128cm), Wide (40cm)

Background: Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

SERENE SITTING GUAN YIN

Dark-skin round-faced Buddha with fine expression of serene contemplation and fully-shut eyes, seated in dhyanasana with right raised in karana mudra and left hand resting in dhyana mudra, dangling gown with gold-decorated trimmings and waist knot, full chest exposed.

Dimensions:  High (78cm), Wide (48cm)

Background: Ming Dynasty, 1271-1644 AD

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GIANT FINE PAINTED GUAN YIN HEAD

Dark purple skin, serene expression with semi-closed droopy eyes, heavily decorated gold crown with gold pieces of all kinds (from gold beads, florial-shaped pebbles, to stars) and large gold bindi. 

Fine sketched drawings in circular & zig-zag patterns in cheeks and chin area, unpainted back with mini hair bun, ‘full-face’ with rounded chin, round eyes and exceptionally large long-lobbed earlobes

Dimensions:  High (60cm), Wide (50cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

Liu Guan Zhang Giant Heads
Liu Guan Zhang Giant Heads

Credits to South China Morning Post (SCMP)

Liu Bei
Liu Bei

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Liu Guan Zhang Giant Heads
Liu Guan Zhang Giant Heads

Credits to South China Morning Post (SCMP)

GIANT  LIU ‘劉’  -  GUAN ‘關’ -  ZHANG ‘張’  HEADS   結拜兄弟巨頭

Each carrying a unique persona from stern to fierce; each painted in blue, white, red; all with large decorated crown & wrap in red-blue-gold themes, upward slanted brows for the more physical Guan Yu and Zhang Fei to the more philisophical and calm Liu Bei; both Guan Yu and Liu Bei has long facial hair.

Dimensions:  High (64cm, 80cm, 76cm), Wide (45cm, 50cm, 50cm), respectively

Background: Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

PAINTED GOLD GUAN YIN HEAD

Heavily accessorized gilded stucco head of a Guan Yin with feminine features and half-closed eyes inlaid in utter dark-colored glass eyes emitting a strong aura of serenity. She has a full-face, prominent sharp straight nose, small pursed red lips, and extraordinary large earlobes with bold earrings. Her black hair is uniformly tied in a bun to wear an elaborate crown that is heavily decorated with boldly defined foliate panels, lotus flowers, mini beads, and an eye-popping mini-seated Buddha in the center.           


Dimensions:  High (38cm), Wide (31cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

PAINTED GUAN YIN HEAD

Painted Guan Yin head with full-face and fair skin, royal blue hair elegantly tied in a chignon under a decorated green-red-blue crown, pursed red lips, large earlobes.

Dimensions:  High (34cm), Wide (23cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

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FINE PAINTED PHILOSOPHICAL JUDICIARY HEAD       高明文官

Beige painted throughout, unpainted back with hair bun, gentle expression with arched eyebrows, thin moustache and goatee, thick red lips, decorated 3-panel Buddha crown with large floriate pieces.

Dimensions:  High (47cm), Wide (30cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

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FINE PAINTED 'WEITUO’ HEAD 韋馱 WARRIOR HEAD

Beige painted round-faced Wei Tuo with gentle expression, decorated red-green-black helmet with large red-pebbles on both sides and mini gold pebble-pieces on helmet brims, large earlobes, thin facial hair.

Dimensions:  High (38cm), Wide (27cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

FINE PAINTED ERLANG SHEN  ‘二郎神’  HEAD

White painted throughout, gentle expression, uniformed comb-down hairstyle with bald spot on top (potentially missing cap), horizontal eyes on forehead, thin facial hairs, red lips, broad close-to-scalp ears.

Dimensions:  High (34cm), Wide (23cm)

Background: Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 1279-1644 AD

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