Ivories (and Wooden) Christian Images From Goa and the Philippines
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(07-04-2015, 06:47 AM)Neopelagianus Wrote: An ivory carving of the same subject, with Chinese influence from the Philippines (She looks like Guan Yin, the Chinese pagan goddess of mercy)

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I stand corrected. This is not Philippine made, but rather it came from Macau.

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(07-04-2015, 06:45 AM)Neopelagianus Wrote: An ivory carving of the Madonna from China:

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The V&A Museum got it wrong. It is not Chinese, rather, it is Filipino. The back part has the drapery tuck specific only to images of Philippine make.

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That statue you just showed in the quote to give more information on it is really beautiful.
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