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Figure, Religious, F69.376

Physical Description

Bronze figure of a male seated in the lotus position. Figure is clothed in long robes and gown with elaborate necklaces. The hair is pulled up into a topknot and also falls over shoulders in two plaits. Around head is an ornate headdress which is partially damaged. Register says this is a 'Goddess of Mercy'; however, this is really Kuanyin, the Chinese form of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 456 x 237 x 227mm

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