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Puxian (Samantabhadra, Bodhisattva of Universal Benevolence)

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
late 17th century
Porcelain with clear glaze (Dehua ware or "blanc de chine," Fujian Province)
H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); W. at base 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); D. at base 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
Not on view
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. , New York (until 1879)
New York. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution. "Courts and Colonies: The William and Mary Style in Holland, England and America," November 15, 1988–February 12, 1989.

Pittsburgh. Carnegie Museum of Art. "Courts and Colonies: The William and Mary Style in Holland, England and America," March 18, 1989–May 28, 1989.

New York. China Institute in America. "Blanc de Chine," September 19, 2002–December 8, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Secular and Sacred: Scholars, Deities, and Immortals in Chinese Art," September 10, 2005–January 8, 2006.

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