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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara as the Water-Moon Guanyin
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H x W x D: 74.3 x 49.9 x 27.4 cm (29 1/4 x 19 5/8 x 10 13/16 in)
Northern Song dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1913 
From 1913 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1913 
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See S.I. 405, Original Miscellaneous List, pg. 128, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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