Collection Area: Chinese Art

505 objects
F1912.84

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

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Buddhist tablet showing three figures in high relief in sunken panel. Color, dark gray slatey gray with brown discoloration.

F1911.591

Seated Maitreya in lalitasana pose

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Seated Maitreya. Seated in the “lalitasana” pose with the left hand raised to hold a lotus bud, and the right resting on the knee. The torso, with swelling shoulders and narrow waist, is bare except for a heavy, pearled collar and a scarf pulled tightly around the upper arms. The design of the crown which …

F1911.129

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

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Standing Bodhisattva Lotus Holder Guanyin Surface: gilded; a reddish patina on worn areas. Green patina and grayish earth incrustation underneath. Decoration: in relief and engraved. Inscription.