Standing Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) With Circular Halo
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.53.43
Title
Standing Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) with Circular Halo
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Guanyin Pusa [Kuan-yin P'u-sa]
Alternate Title: Avalokitesvara
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, figure
Date
581 - 618
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Sui dynasty, 581-618
Culture
Chinese
Location
Level 1, Room 1610, Buddhist Sculpture
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Limestone with traces of gilding and polychrome pigment
Dimensions
H. 158 x W. 34.3 x D. 33 cm (62 3/16 x 13 1/2 x 13 in.)
Weight 530 lb.
Provenance
[Yamanaka & Co., New York, January 12, 1931] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1931-1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.53.43
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

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

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted