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STATUETTE OF KUAN YIN

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The Kuan Yin is dressed in a flowing robe with flowing sleeves. She is wearing a top knot that is surmounted by a large flower blossom. She holds a musical instrument like a guitar with both her hands. At her left side stands a long necked bird plucking some fruit with its beak. The coral base is carved to represent rocks. The wooden base is carved like roots of trees.

Object name:
STATUETTE OF KUAN YIN
Made from:
Coral
Made in:
China
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
62.57
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973