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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) with 11 heads
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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) with 11 heads

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) with 11 heads

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 108.8 x 31.7 x 15.3 cm (42 13/16 x 12 1/2 x 6 in)
Type:
Sculpture, Stone
Origin:
Guangzhai Temple, Qibaotai Pagoda, Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China
Topic:
Buddhism, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), lotus, Guanyin, China, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
On View:
Freer, North Corridor: Promise of Paradise
Date:
703
Period:
Tang dynasty
Accession Number:
F1909.98
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1909 Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1909 [1] From 1909 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkyo Matsuki in Japan 1909 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 137, pg. 53, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [2] See note 1. [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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