Previous 上一页 Home 主页 Next 下一页

Ming Dynasty
明朝
Tri-colored Statue of Skt. Avalokitsava - Guanyin
三彩观音像

This statue of Guanyin was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1664). Many Chinese depictions of Guanyin have strong Indian influence. This statue is mid-way between a Chinese and Indian Buddhist depiction. Notice the enlarged ear lobes of Indian influence. The lips and features are the finer Chinese features, but the shape of the face maintains the classic Buddha shape.











China Index >> Shaanxi History Museum >> Ming Dynasty

Click on a picture or use the arrows at the top to navigate through the site.

http://hua.umf.maine.edu/China/pageindexname.html
Last update: March 2010
© Marilyn Shea, 2010