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Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Chinese, Guanyin), seated in a posture of royal ease

Accession Number
1972/2.43

Title
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Chinese, Guanyin), seated in a posture of royal ease

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1368-1644

Medium & Support
wood with traces of gesso, polycrome, and gold paint

Dimensions
34 1/2 in. x 16 in. x 11 in. ( 87.63 cm x 40.64 cm x 27.94 cm )

Credit Line
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
figure

Additional Object Classification(s)
Wood and Woodcarving

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
Mahayana
bodhisattva
goddesses

2 Related Resources

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(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
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(Part of: History of Medicine - American Association of Historians of Medicine (AAHM))

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