Replica of the Statue of Kwannon by Chonosuka Niiro

Full length statue of Kwannon - the Bodhisattva of compassion standing on a lotus, left hand extended, right holding a vase.

Details

Medium:
Camphor wood
Dimensions:
297 cm
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £600)
Acquired in:
1932
Vendor:
Chonosuka Niiro

A copy of a Korean 7th century sculpture, at a temple near Nara.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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