Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Gilt bronze, China

五代 青銅鎏金觀音菩薩像
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Period:
Five Dynasties (907–960)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); D. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur M. Sackler Gift, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.268.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Frederick M. Mayer , New York (until 1974; to Christie, Manson & Woods); Christie's, Manson & Woods Ltd. , June 24–25, lot 131; to Eskenazi; [ Eskenazi Ltd. , London, 1974; sold to MMA]
New York. China House. "Small Sculpture: Shang through Song Dynasties".