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Guanyin: O.25-1993

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

A horn carving of a figure. The goddess guanyin wearing long, flowing robes and standing with her right hand raised and her head turned to one side. In her left hand she is holding a kundika

Notes

History note: Purchased from Spink and Sons Ltd., 5, 6 & & King Street, St. James's, London, SW1X 6QS

Legal notes

Given by family and friends of F. W. L.Miller in memory of F.W.L. ‘Mick’’ Miller MBE (Cambridge 1917-Hong Kong 1992)

Measurements and weight

13 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993-11-22) by Family and friends of F. W. L. Miller

Dating

Qing Dynasty
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

Materials used in production

Horn

Techniques used in production

Carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.25-1993
Primary reference Number: 131154
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 30 June 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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