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Avalokitesvara

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

571

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
Avalokitesvara, Artist Unknown (China)
Avalokitesvara: Gallery Label - Current
Kuan Yin:
: A Notable Acquisition in Chinese Sculpture
: Chinese Buddhist Sculpture: A Figure of Kuan-Shih-Yin
: A Gift of Early Chinese Sculpture From Mrs. Washburn
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Medium: Sculpture | Black marble with traces of pigments and gilding
Size: 76 in. (193.04 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 6th century, Northern Chou dynasty
Physical Description: Standing Guanyin with lotus bud(?) in left hand, right hand missing, inscribed base which bears the date 571 A.D., translation of inscription filed with purchase blank, from Xi'an in Shaanxi province.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 18.5
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009