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Title

Guanyin, bodhisattva of compassion seated on a lotus

late 17th century-early 18th century


Artist

Dehua ware

China


Details


Place where the work was made

Dehua Fujian Province China


Date

late 17th century-early 18th century


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

porcelain, glazes; blanc de chine


Dimensions

21.0 x 11.7 x 7.5 cm


Credit

Purchased 1921


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9952.21


Artist information

Dehua ware

Works in the collection

10


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Walking with gods, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Jun 2019–05 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 105. Purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1921.


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


James R. Lawson Pty Ltd (Director), Catalogue of the Eedy collection, Sydney, 1921, (illus.). lot 105.