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Guanyin, the Bodhisattava of Compassion 明德化白瓷觀音像. Chinese, He Chaozong Mark 何朝宗Ming dynasty, early 17th century. Porcelain, Dehua ware. 36cm (14 3/16in.). Bequest of Mrs. James Warren Sever.. 78.1 © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Mark: Impressed double-gourd mark of He Chaozong

Provenance1878, Mrs James Warren Sever, Boston; bequest of Mrs. James Warren Sever to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 7,1878)