Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid 18th century
Medium
Gilt copper; pigments; base plate loose; engraved with double vajra; contents inside
Dimensions
H x W: 25.4 x 12.7 cm (10 x 5 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2018.29a-i
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Avalokitesvara, China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 2018
Alice S. Kandell, New York, New York [1]

From 2018
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Alice S. Kandell, New York, New York

Note:

[1] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. IV-13a-b, 192-193.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum