Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Head

The head of a Guanyin Bodhisattva characterized by a large relief of an Amitabha Buddha placed in front of her high coiffure.

Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 17.7 x 8.2 x 11.7 cm (6 15/16 x 3 1/4 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-S-29
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure

Keywords
Amitabha Buddha, bodhisattva, Buddhism, Carl Whiting Bishop collection, China, dhyana mudra, Guanyin
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

The head of a Guanyin Bodhisattva characterized by a large relief of an Amitabha Buddha placed in front of her high coiffure.

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