I know you can see dozens of variants on white robe kuanyin in the shops but there was a time these were technical innovations.
Here's an excellent example from the #AGNSW Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney.
It works in the round the fine detail on the stool counterbalances the broader drapes and the buddhist symbols are a natural extension of the image.
simple elegant meaningful and good sculpture
the sculptors who created the first white robe dehua kuanyins had a special genius that often goes unpraised due to the mass production of copies