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Figure of Guanyin

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As the Virgin and Child, standing on a grotesque animal mask, and decorated in cold colors in black, iron-red, yellow and gold

Provenance

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

German, about 1720

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Height: 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.938.1

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics