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Title

Kannon, bodhisattva of compassion

19th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Figure of Kannon in the Grotto


Place where the work was made

Japan


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


Accession number

9952.1



Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Walking with gods, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Jun 2019–12 Jan 2020


Provenance


Captain G.W. Eedy, pre Apr 1921, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, acquired in China. Offered for sale by James R. Lawson (auction house), 11 October 1921, lot 461. Purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1921.


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Catalogue of the Eedy collection, Sydney, 1921. lot 461.