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Figure of Guanyin

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

Provenance

By 1993, Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

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

2006.938.2

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics