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Object Details
Medium: Gray limestone with traces of pigment 
Dimensions: Object: 44.5 x 30.5 x 22.9cm (17 1/2 x 12 x 9in.) 
Geog. Data:  
Period: Liao (907 - 1125) or Jin (1115 - 1234) dynasty 
Culture Chinese 
Seated Guanyin
11th - 12th century
Artist: Unknown
Gift of the Associates in Fine Arts
1930.246
This object is on view at the gallery.
Bibliography
Associates in Fine Arts, Yale University, "Handbook: A Description of the Gallery of Fine Arts and the Collections," Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 5, nos. 1–3 (1931).
Osvald Sirén, "Chinese Sculptures of the Sung, Liao and Chin Dynasties," Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities 14 (1942): 45–64.
Osvald Sirén, "The Chinese Marble Bust in the Rietberg Museum," Artibus Asiae 25, no. 1 (1962): 15, fig. 8.
George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 204, no. 410, ill.
Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 57–58, no. 21, ill.
Handbook of the Collections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 288, ill.
Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 77, 79, fig. 66.
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.