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Guanyin, Bodhisattva of Compassion

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Provenance

1920, Yamanaka and Company; sold by Yamanaka and Co. to the MFA for $50,000 [see note]. (Accession Date: March 4, 1920) Note: total price for 20.590-20.592.

Credit Line

Hervey Edward Wetzel Fund

Chinese, Jin dynasty, about 1200

Dimensions

141 x 88 x 88 cm (55 1/2 x 34 5/8 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.590

Medium or Technique

Wood with traces of polychrome and gilding

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture