Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Wei dynasty, Period of Division, Dated 549 CE
Medium
Marble with ink and pigment
Dimensions
H x W x D: 29.5 × 15.2 × 12.3 cm (11 5/8 × 6 × 4 13/16 in)
Geography
China, probably Hebei province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.409a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Stele

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, Eastern Wei dynasty (534 - 550), Guanyin, inscription, lion, lotus, mandorla, Period of Division (220 - 589)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Ta Ge Chung (C.L. Freer source)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum