Standing Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion. Vietnam or Cambodia, ca. 7th century. Gilt bronze. H. 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm). Gift of Enid A. Haupt, 1993. 1993.387.14. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This very rare and extraordinary bronze sculpture, found in Vietnam, is strongly dependent stylistically on southwestern Chinese prototypes