Kuan Yin

English
18th century
about 1750
Made at Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

11.75 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.995

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White figure of Kuan Yin on oval base wearing a high headdress, loose robe , and holds a child in mid-lap with right hand.

Inscription

Mark: impressed dagger under base

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund J. Katz Collection