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Standing Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) with Circular Halo

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Standing Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) with Circular Halo, 581 - 618
Alternate Title: Guanyin Pusa [Kuan-yin P'u-sa]
Alternate Title: Avalokitesvara
Sculpture
, Figure
Chinese
,
6th-7th century
Sui dynasty, 581-618
Creation Place: China
Limestone with traces of gilding and polychrome pigment
H. 158 x W. 34.3 x D. 33 cm (62 3/16 x 13 1/2 x 13 in.)
530 lb.
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.53.43
Provenance
[Yamanaka & Co., New York, 1/12/1931] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1931-1943), bequest; to Harvard Art Museums, 1943.
Bibliography
Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #20 / p. 26

Exhibition History
Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008