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Title

Guanyin, bodhisattva of compassion

19th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Figure of Kannon in the Grotto
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
    Date
    19th century
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain, glazes
    Dimensions
    40.0 x 21.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1921
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    9952.1
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Walking with gods, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Jun 2019–05 Jan 2020

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

  • Provenance

    Captain G.W. Eedy, pre Apr 1921, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, purchased in China.

    James R. Lawson Pty Ltd, Oct 1921, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, offered for sale by James R. Lawson (auction house), 11 October 1921, lot 461. Purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1921.