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Dehua: Guanyin figurine seated on a rock, Ming dynasty

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dc.contributor.authorHajek, Lubor
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialChina
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-24T03:29:13Z
dc.date.available2020-08-24T03:29:13Z
dc.date.created1955
dc.identifierANUA 682-5095
dc.identifier.otherC-330
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/208184
dc.descriptionThis porcelain statuette of Guanyin is still thought to belong to the Ming period. However, the delicate and gentle expression points to a later period, probably 17th or 18th century. Another indication of a later period is that the glaze is creamy in tone rather than white.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediumslide
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.subjectChina
dc.subjectsculpture
dc.subjectceramics
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleDehua: Guanyin figurine seated on a rock, Ming dynasty
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: Lubor Hajek, Chinesische Kunst (Chinese Art), Prague, Artia, 1955, Plate 78
dc.date.updated2020-08-24T03:29:12Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2247
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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