Small opaline glass figurine - Buddha?

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by UncleChuckTX, Feb 13, 2019 at 8:22 PM.

  1. UncleChuckTX

    UncleChuckTX Well-Known Member

    Does anyone have any ideas about this little figurine? It's about 2" tall.

    It appears to be opaline glass or faux gemstone, with hand-carved detailing. I'm guessing it's a modern Asian import.

    My first guess was that it was an Indian Buddha depiction, but I can't find anything similar. I can find similar Chinese Buddha pieces. Is mine something else entirely? If anyone can point me in the right direction, I'd appreciate.

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  2. aaroncab

    aaroncab in veritate victoria

    I would guess that's Guanyin. Just a guess.
  3. UncleChuckTX

    UncleChuckTX Well-Known Member

    Thank you! I think that is the name I needed. I've already found similar pendants and other jewelry pieces.

    Also - the material appears to be called opalite, not opaline. It's a glass faux gemstone.
  4. aaroncab

    aaroncab in veritate victoria

    Happy to help!
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