Figure of Kuan-yin by Unknown Artist

Wood figure of Kuan-yin, the dispenser of fecundity.

Details

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
168 cm
Art Fund grant:
£200 ( Total: £200)
Acquired in:
1934
Vendor:
Arthur Blunt

Original colouring and gilding. She is standing, wearing rich robes and jewels and holding a bird and a vase. Late Tang dynasty.

Provenance

Auction 1922

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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