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The Bodhisattva Kuan-yin


Artist Unknown (China)


7th-8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
The Bodhisattva Kuan-yin, Artist Unknown (China)
The Bodhisattva Kuan-yin: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Gilt bronze
Size: 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (16.51 x 6.35 x 3.18 cm) (overall, including base)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 7th-8th century
Inscriptions: Sticker 'Lally & Co. New York X-423 I C,LLL', bottom of base
Physical Description: PR arm raised, holding object; PR leg bent in front of figure, PL hand rests on PR knee; circle behind figure's head attached by a bronze pin; mounted on a black base; has its own box
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 97.60
Added to Site: February 28, 2009