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The Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1403-1424

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
The Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, Artist Unknown (China)
The Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Gilt bronze
Size: 10 1/8 x 6 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. (25.72 x 16.51 x 16.19 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 15th century, Ming dynasty, Yung-lo period
Inscriptions: Mark Yung-lo mark and period (1403-1424);'Yung-lo' mark at front of figure, top edge of lotus base
Physical Description: figure seated on lotus, proper right leg hanging off and supported by smaller lotus; lotus growing from both palms and flowering at shoulders; elaborate headdress and oversize earrings
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 98.77.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009