Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

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Room 38 | China from AD 800 gallery

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Standing figure of the bodhisattva Guanyin

  • Details

    Associated place
    Asia China (place of creation)
    Date
    2nd half of the 7th century - 1st half of the 8th century AD
    Material and technique
    bronze
    Dimensions
    13.7 x 4 x 3.7 cm max. (height x width x depth)
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    formed cast
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    No. of items
    1
    Credit line
    Purchased, 1999.
    Accession no.
    EA1999.32
  • Further reading

    Oort, H. A. van, The Iconography of Chinese Buddhism in Traditional China: East and Central Asia, Iconography of Religions, 12, 2 vols (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1986), pl.25

Location

    • Second floor | Room 38 | China from 800

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