Nine-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Stone
Geography
China
Credit Line
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Accession Number
FSC-S-27
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, Guanyin, kalasa, lotus, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

From 1923
Freer Gallery of Art, acquired by Carl Whiting Bishop from Luoyang, China in 1923. [1]

Note:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record. The sculpture was transferred from the Bishop Study Collection to the Freer Study Collection in 1984.

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

Copyright with museum