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White-Robed Quan Am
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White-Robed Quan Am


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Description Quan Am is the Vietnamese name for manifestation of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara called Guanyin in China. This sculpture in the round depicts the White-Robed Quan An, whose imagery first emerged in China and spread to other Asian countries, including Vietnam, from there.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/09/1984Examinationexamined for survey
Provenance Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, Maryland [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1979, by gift.
Credit Gift of Alexander B. Griswold, 1979

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Period
19th century
Medium
white marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
25.69
Measurements
H: 14 1/2 × W: 7 1/2 × D: 6 3/16 in. (36.8 × 19.1 × 15.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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