Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Standing figure of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin).

Historical period(s)
Northern Song or Southern Song dynasty, 12th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 49.1 × 12.3 × 7.8 cm (19 5/16 × 4 13/16 × 3 1/16 in)
Geography
China, Yunnan province
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-B-490
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure: Buddhist deity

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, casting, China, dhyana mudra, Guanyin, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Standing figure of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin).

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