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Carving: O.24-1938

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Soapstone, carved as a seated guanyin with fine carving for the hair and hem of her robes. Studded with pearls and semi-precious stones

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.E. Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Width: 7.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.

Dating

1700 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Including Base Height 10.3 cm

Materials used in production

Semi precious stone
Pearls
Soapstone

Techniques used in production

Carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.24-1938
Primary reference Number: 138333
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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