An image of Guanyin, bodhisattva of compassion seated on a lotus

Dehua ware

(China  – )

Guanyin, bodhisattva of compassion seated on a lotus

Location
Upper Asian gallery
Place of origin
Dehua, Fujian Province, China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911
Year
late 17th century-early 18th century
Media
Ceramic
Medium
porcelain, glazes; blanc de chine
Dimensions
21.0 x 11.7 x 7.5 cm
Credit
Purchased 1921
Accession number
9952.21
Provenance
Captain G.W. Eedy, pre Apr 1921, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, acquired in China. Offered for sale by James R. Lawson (auction house), 11 October 1921, lot 105. Purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1921.