Purchased in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo for the MFA, 1905.
Special Chinese and Japanese Fund
Kannon bosatsu ryuzo
Japanese, late Asuka period, late 7th–early 8th century
Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 33: no. 3
22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.) (height of figure)
Medium or Technique
Gilt bronze; lost wax casting in one piece