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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1940.235
Title
Seated Bodhisattva Guanyin
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figurine, sculpture
Date
Wanli period, 1588
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/205861
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Enameled blue-and-white ware, "wucai" type: porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze polychrome enamels; with underglaze cobalt-blue mark reading "Da Ming Wanli shiliu nian zhi" on the base
Dimensions
H. 19.1 x W. 10.2 x D. 7 cm (7 1/2 x 4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Samuel C. Davis
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
1940.235
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2740 Buddhist II, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/29/2021 - 07/17/2022

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