Carved figure of Kwan-Yin by Unknown Artist

Figure has remains of original gess decoration, gilding and colouring.

Details

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
122 cm
Acquired in:
1929
Presented by:
Lord Ivor Churchill through The Art Fund

The eyes are inlaid with a black composition. Sung dynasty.

Venue details

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