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Asian Art

Standing figure of Kannon

18th century

Gilt wood, with wood stand

base+object (base+object): 19 1/4 in.(48.9 cm) base (base): 3 1/8 in.(7.9 cm)
Bequest of Laura Seymour Doolittle in memory of her sister Helen Wells Seymour
1957.53.21
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Laura Seymour Doolittle (1873 - 1957), New Haven, Conn. bequest in 1957; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.