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Figure

Description

Carved wood figure of Guanyin with flowering draperies and a diadem, standing on a pedestal of two hemispheres, with a covering of gesso and paint traces: China, early Ming dynasty or earlier, probably 14th century

Museum reference

A.1958.5

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Figure

Production information

China, East Asia

Date

14th century

Style / Culture

Ming Dynasty, Chinese

Materials

Wood

Physical description

Carved wood with gesso

Associations

Depicted: Guanyin

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