Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), Head

citation

The head of a Guanyin Bodhisattva characterized by a large relief of an Amitabha Buddha placed in front of her high coiffure.

Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 17.7 x 8.2 x 11.7 cm (6 15/16 x 3 1/4 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Accession Number
FSC-S-29
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure

Keywords
Amitabha Buddha, bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, dhyana mudra, Guanyin
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

The head of a Guanyin Bodhisattva characterized by a large relief of an Amitabha Buddha placed in front of her high coiffure.

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

Copyright with museum