Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Historical period(s)
Eastern Wei dynasty, Period of Division, Dated 549 CE
Marble with ink and pigment
H x W x D: 29.5 × 15.2 × 12.3 cm (11 5/8 × 6 × 4 13/16 in)
China, probably Hebei province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Sculpture, Stone


bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, Eastern Wei dynasty (534 - 550), Guanyin, inscription, lion, lotus, mandorla, Period of Division (220 - 589)
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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