Guanyin, Bodhisattva of Compassion

Chinese
Jin dynasty
early 12th century


Dimensions

141 x 88 x 88 cm (55 1/2 x 34 5/8 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.590

Medium or Technique

Wood (Paulownia tomentosa) with polychrome and gilding.

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Gallery (Gallery 274)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

By 1920, Yamanaka and Company, New York; 1920, sold by Yamanaka and Co. to the MFA for $50,000 [see note]. (Accession Date: March 4, 1920)

Note:
Total price for 20.590-20.592.

Credit Line

Hervey Edward Wetzel Fund