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Possibly Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) in the guise of a Buddha
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Possibly Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) in the guise of a Buddha

Medium:
Ivory (fossil mammoth ivory) with traces of gilding, ink, and lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W: 45.7 x 13 cm (18 x 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Topic:
Buddhism, dragon, flower, Buddha, bodhisattva, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), lotus, Guanyin, China, Chinese Art, gilding
Credit Line:
Purchase
Date:
17th-18th century
Period:
Late Ming or early Qing dynasty
Accession Number:
F1957.25
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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