The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara

Sri Lankan
8th century


Object Place: Sri Lanka

Dimensions

15.24 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

17.2312

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

By 1916, purchased in Sri Lanka by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection