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Statue

Object Number:C675A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Iconography:Guanyin
Credit Line:Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1927

Description

Large image of Guanyin. Green jade with gray streaks and brown flecks. Right hand holds rosary. Shoulder cape with hood pulled up over back of head. Teakwood stand.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (30 Nov 1962 - 03 Feb 1963) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Fernald, Helen E. 1928. "The George Byron Gordon Memorial Collection of Chinese Objects in Jade, Crystal, Lapis Lazuli and Coral". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XIX. no. No. 1. pg. 35-71 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 55View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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