Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara as the Bestower of Sons (Songzi Guanyin)

Period:
late Ming (1368–1644) or Qing (1644–1911) dynasty
Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Wood (sandalwood) with traces of pigment and gilding, single-woodblock construction
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); D. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.15
Not on view
[ Esoterica , New York, 1951; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Millennium of Chinese Painting: Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection," September 8, 2001–January 13, 2002.

Poughkeepsie. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College. "Embodying Compassion in Buddhist Art: Image, Pilgrimage and Practice," April 23, 2015–June 28, 2015.

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