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Eleven-headed Guanyin, Bodhisattva of Compassion

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Provenance

1906, purchased in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 - d. 1913) for the MFA, for 1600 yen. (Accession Date: December 13,1906)

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese, Tang dynasty, 7th century A.D.

Dimensions

117.7 x 27.9 cm (46 5/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

06.1905

Medium or Technique

Carved limestone

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture