Avalokitésvara (Guanyin), the Bodhisattva of Compassion

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Avalokitésvara (Guanyin), the Bodhisattva of Compassion

China, Fujian Province, Dehua County, Chinese, early Qing dynasty, about 1644-1700
Dehua ware, Molded and modeled porcelain with incised decoration and cream glaze
Height: 6 3/4 in. (17.15 cm); Base width: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Gift of Carl Holmes (59.70.1)
Not currently on public view


  • Little, Stephen, Tushara Bindu Gude, Karina Romero Blanco, Silvia Seligson, Marco Antonio Karam. Las Huellas de Buda. Ciudad de México : Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 2018.

Exhibition history

  • Chinese Ceramics from The Los Angeles County Museum of Art Monterey Park, CA, Vincent Price Gallery and Art Museum, January 24, 2017 - July 22, 2017