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Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion

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Provenance

1905 purchased by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan for the Museum

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Kannon bosatsu ryuzo

Japanese, Kamakura period, 14th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 42: no. 53 (1)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

05.215

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with gold and inlaid crystal; joined woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture