The ink painting depicts Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara(Guanyin) resting while hlding a plant in one hand. She appears with a Sun halo behind her head, Guaynyin is painted with a young child at the feet, There is also a dove flying towards Guanyin with pearls in its beak. This piece appears to date around the Ming and/or an earlier period. This magnificent piece may have belonged to the Qing Emperor Qianlong.
The damaged border/margin can easily be preserved by placing the art in a frame with complementary matting, If you are interested, I can have the art professionally placed in a museum frame and matted which will cause the price to increase substantially. This massive original work of art meaures approximately 53 inches in height and 28.5 inches in width. Please see the condition description. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Paintings & Scrolls".The seller is "arle_gros" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.