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Kuan Yin

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White figure of Kuan Yin on oval base wearing a high headdress, loose robe , and holds a child in mid-lap with right hand.

Inscription

Mark: impressed dagger under base

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund J. Katz Collection

English, 18th century, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

11.75 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.995

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain