Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

citation

Guanyin with willow wand and bottle, gilt bronze.

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Medium
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 9.7 x 3 x 2.5 cm (3 13/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 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
RLS1997.48.890
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, casting, China, gilding, Guanyin, Paul Singer collection, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Description

Guanyin with willow wand and bottle, gilt bronze.

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

Copyright with museum