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Juichimen Kannon, the Eleven-headed Bodhisattva of Compassion

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Provenance

Before 1919 purchased by Hervey E. Wetzel; 1919 gift by Mrs. Albertine W.F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Juichimen Kannon bosatsu ryuzo

Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 36: no. 23

Dimensions

49 cm (19 5/16 in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

19.694

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome; single woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture