Guanyin is standing on a wooden lotus base. This Guanyin represents Avalokitesvara: the compassionate one who protects. He keeps negative spirits away. He is a soldier who is holding swords in both hands and carrying bow and arrows on his back. He is wearing a soldier uniform which contains a demon at the bottom which has a lotus in his mouth. 18th/19th century. China. Carved ivory. Height: 36cm.