Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) with child

citation

Standing ivory figure of Songzi Guanyin 送子觀音, holding small child on left hip. Missing stand.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Ivory with traces of gilding
Dimensions
H x W x D: 22.5 x 5.4 x 4.3 cm (8 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.3754
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, child, China, gilding, Guanyin, Paul Singer collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Description

Standing ivory figure of Songzi Guanyin 送子觀音, holding small child on left hip. Missing stand.

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

Copyright with museum