University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-131-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Jewels
Iconography:Bodhisattva
Guanyin
Padmapani
Inscription Language:Chinese Language
Mongolian Language
Height: 33 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Brass statuette. Set with jewels. Standing bodhisattva of Guanyin also known as Padmapani. Two inscriptions appear on the pedestal at her feet, one in Chinese (觀音菩隡), the other in Mongolian (Qomsim Bodisung). They identify the statue as that of the bodhisattva Guanyin.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1963 - 31 Dec 1963) View Objects in Exhibition
Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

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