East Asian Art
Bodhisattva of Compassion (Guanyin)Made in Shanxi Province, China, Asia
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 1507
Zhèng Bǎn Qiáo, Chinese, active c. 1481 - 1507
Stoneware with green and yellow glazes
1923-21-441Gift of Charles H. Ludington from the George Crofts Collection, 1923
LabelThis sculpture shows Guanyin seated on a rock. A hou (an animal that resembles a cross between a tiger and a lion) and a dragon holding a jewel appear below. Partially legible inscriptions on the lower sides of the rock state that the image was produced for the Tong Ji Temple in Shanxi province.
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