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Guanyin
Ming dynasty 1368-1644

Medium
stoneware (Longguan ware)
Measurements
25.3 × 9.1 × 6.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Longquan, Zhejiang province, south-east China, China
Accession Number
2799-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Longquan ware. Seated cross legged, hands in lap wearing crown jewels and long robes, on stylized waves on hexagonal stepped pedestal with floral motif and scrolling foliage. Translucent olive green glaze, the unglazed face, neck and hands oxidized red brown in the firing. Top and side of crown broken.