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Guanyin, the Bodhisattava of Compassion

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He Chaozong 何朝宗

Marks

Impressed double-gourd mark of He Chaozong

Provenance

1878, Mrs James Warren Sever, Boston; bequest of Mrs. James Warren Sever to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 7,1878)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. James Warren Sever

Chinese, Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Dimensions

36cm (14 3/16in.)

Accession Number

78.1

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, Dehua ware

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain