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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1950.125.52.A
Title
Figurine in the Form of a Seated Bodhisattva Guanyin with a Child
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Guanyin Pusa [Kuan-yin P'u-sa]
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figurine, sculpture
Date
late 16th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203688
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Carved rhinoceros horn
Dimensions
max.: H. 7.1 × W. 10.2 × D. 6.8 cm (2 13/16 × 4 × 2 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: incised inscription dated to 1599
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Nicholas Brown
Accession Year
1950
Object Number
1950.125.52.A
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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