Nine-headed Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Stone
Geography
China
Credit Line
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-S-27
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, Carl Whiting Bishop collection, China, Guanyin, kalasa, lotus, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

From 1923
Freer Gallery of Art, acquired by Carl Whiting Bishop from Luoyang, China in 1923. [1]

Note:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record. The sculpture was transferred from the Bishop Study Collection to the Freer Study Collection in 1984.

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