Period is : 300 BC to 250 AD
Dimensions: 13 x 9.5 x 7.75 (depth) in
Chinese Kuan Lin Carved Stone
Measurements: 43 x 25.5 x 1.25 in (height, width, thickness)
This is an 8th century Chinese burial artwork on a stand. It is carved in stone with picture of Guan Yin. The name Guan Yin also spelt Guan Yim, Kuan Yim, Kwan Im, or Kuan Yin, is a short form for Kuan-shi Yin, meaning "Observing the Sounds (or Cries) of the (human) World". In Chinese Buddhism, Guan Yin is synonymous with the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, the pinnacle of mercy, compassion, kindness and love.