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Identification and Creation

Object Number
1928.110
Title
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) Seated in a Pose of Royal Ease
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Guanyin Pusa [Kuan-yin P'u-sa]
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
statue, sculpture
Date
12th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Northern Song (960-1127) to Jin (1115-1234) period
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/209175

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Wood with traces of polychromy
Dimensions
H. 124 cm (48 13/16 in.)

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Friends of the Fogg
Accession Year
1928
Object Number
1928.110
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

  • Max Loehr, Chinese Art: Symbols and Images, exh. cat., Jewett Arts Center (Wellesley, 1967), pp. 50-51, no. 28
  • Max Loehr, "Aesthetic Delight: An Anthology of Far Eastern Art", Apollo (New Series), Apollo Publications Inc. (London, England, May 1978), vol. CVII, no. 195, pp. 414-421, p. 416, fig. 4
  • Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 23, p. 29

Exhibition History

  • S425: East Asian Buddhist Sculpture, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/20/1985 - 04/30/2008

Verification Level

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