Aug 27, 2012
Aug 27, 2012

Water and Moon (Potala) Guanyin

Water and Moon (Potala) Guanyin


Gilt bronze

Overall: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)

The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 1984.7


The Water and Moon Guanyin is seated in the posture called "royal ease." His right leg is drawn up with folded knee; the left leg flexed. One hand rests on the upraised knee; the other extends downward to support weight on the palm. With gilding, the image assumes the splendor of divine dignity.

See also
Chinese Art
Type of artwork: 
Gilt bronze

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