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The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara

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Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross; Purchased from Ananda Coomaraswamy in 1917; purchased in Sri Lanka prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Sri Lankan, 8th century

Object Place

Sri Lanka

Dimensions

15.24 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

17.2312

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

176

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture