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Title:Guan yin
Materials:Ceramic; porcelain; hard-paste porcelain with red glaze
Place Made:Asia; China
Accession Number:  MH SK 2006.171.INV
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Dark red glazed porcelain statue of Guanyin. The figure is sitting cross-legged, with a small jug in her hand. She is wearing a robe, and necklace, and has a fairly elaborate headpiece. She is sitting on a large lotus flower. The flower is a separate piece, and has two holes that go all the way through it from top to bottom.

Buddhism; pottery

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