Royal Selangor Adds To Its Celestial Blessings Collection

Royal Selangor, Celestial Blessings
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Gifts from Heaven

Chinese sculptor Xu Xiao Yong strikes a contemplative tone in his new interpretation of two Chinese deities in his continuation of Royal Selangor’s Blessings collection.

Guan Gong (RM2,800, S$924) is reading in a scholarly pose – a reference to a Three Kingdoms incident where the military general refused carnal temptation by indulging in literature. Likewise, the Goddess of Mercy Guan Yin (RM3,680, S$1,242) is depicted in her traditional meditative pose. Here, pewter is used to its great potential – variedly depicting the silken folds of robes and the craggy rock perch

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Published 18th February 2018