Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion

Kannon bosatsu ryuzo
観音菩薩立像 一躯

Japanese
late Asuka period
late 7th–early 8th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 33: no. 3

Dimensions

22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

05.229a-b

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze; lost wax casting in one piece

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Purchased in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo for the MFA, 1905.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund