Blanc de Chine Guanyin figurine

blanc de Chine Guanyin figurine
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blanc de Chine Guanyin figurine
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blanc de Chine Guanyin figurine
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blanc de Chine Guanyin figurine
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blanc de Chine Guanyin figurine
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Description:

Dehua blanc de Chine porcelain figure of Guanyin, Goddess of Mercy. Hollow cream-white porcelain figure covered in a milk-white glaze, except the base rim which is left unglazed. The figurine is glazed on the inside.
Guanyin is seated with her right knee raised, wearing a long flowing robe and a pectoral. Her hair is worn in a coiled style with a hair ornament visible above her forehead.


Source: 1972. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Malcolm Macdonald Collection of Chinese Ceramics in the Gulbenkian Museum of Oriental Art and Archaeology, University of Durham. London: Oxford University Press, p. 50
Relational references:
Legeza, I.L. 1972. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Malcolm Macdonald Collection of Chinese Ceramics in the Gulbenkian Museum of Oriental Art and Archaeology, University of Durham. London: Oxford University Press
Object details
Type of object: statuette
Type category: Sculpture in the round
Material: Porcelain
Width: 15 cm
Height: 24 cm
Depth: 13 cm
Origin
Style/Period: statuette
Date range: early 18th century CE
Discovery site: statuette
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Technique:
Personal name: -
Role: -
Culture: Chinese
Record data
Artworld id: 00141
Current accession number: 1969.126
Former accession number: MacDonald cat.
Credit line: -
Recorded by: LW
Record date: Mon, 2nd Sep 2002
Copyright: Copyright© by the Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved