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Porcelain figure of Guanyin, Goddess of Mercy. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.

Measurements:
h: 9 1/4 in

Provenance:
Glendining & Co., 5 November 1919, purchased by Bluett & Sons, £10; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 27 April 1920, £25; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 5/287, 16 December 1919, stock no. 822: ‘Coloured figure, Kwan Yin. Bought Glendinning, 5 November 1919, £10’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1920, p.21: ‘Old Chinese 3 colour figure of Kwanyin yellow head dress, green robe, 9 1/4" diameter. Kanghsi’.

What:
38_821, ceramics, figures, kuan, models, porcelain, woman, women, yin

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Glendining & Co.

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1920.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Qing, 1644-1911
Kangxi, 1662-1722

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